Amanda Dunham Ely is an MFA graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. A lover and creator of stories that change lives, she ﬁrst wrote and published poems as a Creative Writing major at George Washington University. She then traveled to Greece to hone her craft at the Aegean Center for Fine Arts. Upon returning to New York, she served as a Research and Editorial Assistant to the legendary Carl Bernstein for his biography, A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton. She is writing, directing and producing a number of projects for 2012.