Amy Lerner is a critically acclaimed director and producer of film and television. She is known for her bold vision and fearless storytelling, which has earned her numerous accolades from the industry.
Lerner was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television. After graduation, she began working as a production assistant on several low-budget films. She quickly moved up the ranks, working as a location scout and then a storyboard artist. In 1998, she made her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed short film “A Day at the Races.”
Lerner's first feature film, “The Big White,” was released in 2005 and was nominated for several awards. The film starred Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, and Giovanni Ribisi, and was a critical and commercial success. Her next feature, “The Nines,” was released in 2007 and was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2008, Lerner made her television debut with the critically acclaimed HBO miniseries “To the Moon and Back.” The series was a hit with critics and audiences alike, and earned her nominations for several Emmy Awards.
Since then, Lerner has directed several feature films, including “In the Land of Milk and Honey” (2013) and “The Revenant” (2015). She has also directed several television shows, including “The Americans” (2013-2014) and “The Leftovers” (2015-2017).
Lerner is known for her bold visual style and her ability to tell powerful, emotionally charged stories. She has won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award for her work on “The Americans” and a Critics’ Choice Award for “The Revenant.”
Amy Lerner is one of the most respected and talented directors and producers in the entertainment industry today. Her work has earned her numerous accolades and she continues to push the boundaries of storytelling with her unique and powerful vision.