Amy Dunkleberger

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Los Angeles
Reed College, New York University, American Film Institute
Biography, Arts, History
  • Amy's publications have covered many topics, from the lives of famous authors to the art and science of filmmaking.
  • She's written for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Library of Congress, for Netflix's streaming platform, and for book publishers Enslow and Salem Press.
  • Her screenplay Other Mothers won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Children's Special.


Amy has been writing professionally for over 20 years. Her published work includes books, feature articles, study guides, and synopses. For the Netflix streaming platform, she composed hundreds of short synopses for films and TV series, summarizing everything from Forensic Files to War and Peace. She wrote a critical biography of Arthur Miller for educational publisher Enslow Press and conceptualized and co-wrote one of Enslow's "careers in" book series. She was on the staff of the acclaimed American Film Institute's multi-volume film reference series, contributing as a historical researcher, writer, and editor.


Amy has a B.A. in English from Reed College in beautiful Portland, Oregon, a M.A. in Cinema Studies from Manhattan's New York University, and an M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute in the Hollywood hills.
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