Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown

Amanda was a member of one of independent music’s most cherished bands The Go-Betweens and has worked as a session musician with a diverse range of artists including R.E.M, silverchair, The Church, Youth Group, The Vines, Josh Pyke, David Bridie and Toni Collette and the Finish. Amanda has a BA (Music) from the University of Western Sydney and has been composing for the screen since graduating from the Australian Film Television and Radio School in 2000.

Her previous credits include feature films Kings of Mykonos (2010), Son of a Lion (2008), Monkey Puzzle (2008), Look Both Ways (2005), Preservation (2003) and Floodhouse (2003). Amanda won the 2008 IF Award for Best Music for her score to Son of a Lion and in 2009 she won the AGSC/APRA Award for Best Music in a Documentary for Mask & Memory; Sidney Nolan. In 2011 she won the WOW Best Australian Composer award for her score for the documentary Dancing With The Prime Minister.