Amelia is a two-time Primetime Emmy-nominated, Genesis Award-winning, producer-director. Her career began in Sri Lanka, aged seventeen, with a UN-supported Norwegian media NGO, producing and presenting over fifty segments on sustainable development, the environment, and human rights. Over six years in Singapore, she worked for FremantleMedia, The Discovery Channel, & TVE-Television Trust For The Environment. Based in New York since 2005, Amelia has developed, pitched, produced and directed content for National Geographic, Animal Planet, the History Channel, A&E, and OWN - The Oprah Winfrey Network. Having worked with FilmAid International and their talented filmmakers in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya, she is now proudly on the FilmAid Advisory Council and has also collaborated with UNICEF and ActionAid International to create powerful advocacy films globally.
Amelia also worked in South Sudan, where she was produced, shot edited and distributed multi-media content for the United Nations, which was featured in Vanity Fair, Discovery and Global Citizens social media platforms. She is currently a judge for the IOM Global Migration Film Festival and the Reel Impact Film Festival and is based in Geneva with her family.
Two decades of international documentary experience has shown Amelia that media can do more than entertain. It can educate, inspire, empower and bring about change.
With this belief, Amelia founded Tell2C Productions.