Amy Lerner-Maddox

  • B.S., theatre/communications, The City University of New York, 1982
  • M.F.A., film and television, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, 1992

"If not you - then who? Who should be you!" — My sister, Tisa
"You should be a teacher. Café Reggio or Perogies today? Oy, vhat a vomen" — Professor Arnold Baskin, NYU, Film and Television, Tisch School of the Arts
"Pineapple Upside-Down Cake" Web TV Series — A collaborative web TV series with students, faculty and staff

Amy Lerner-Maddox | Film and television professor

Awards, recognition and honors

NYU graduate grant assistantship; Mobil Award; the Haig Manoogian Award at the Directors Guild of America; Mobil Corporation Finishing Fund; Helena Rubinstein Achievement Award in film; NEA at the Women's Interart Center; winner at the Kodak International Film Festival; juried selection at Women in the Director's Chair; BP Expo Film Festival; and U.S. Film Festivals

Previous Positions

Chair of the film and television department, SCAD, 2001-04; professor of film and television production, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico City, Mexico; BMG Video; J. Walter Thompson; Pedone & Partners; staff comedy writer, Once Upon A Planet Books; former AEA member; producer, director, writer and actress at theaters including La Mama, WPA, Old Reliable Theater Tavern, New York Theater Ensemble, Women's Ensemble Theater at the Women's Interart Center, Alice Theater, New York City and Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pennsylvania

Publications and presentations

  • "Pineapple Upside-Down Cake" Web TV Series -
  • Comedy Writer, Once Upon a Planet Books, publications include "Why I Hate Men," "Why I Hate Women" and an array of numerous comedy paperback and coffee table books