The Legacy Of Alan Ladd, Jr w/ Amanda Ladd-Jones & Joe Amodei | The Film Scene w/ Illeana Douglas

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Director/Producer Amanda Ladd-Jones is Alan Ladd, Jr.’s youngest daughter from his first marriage. She was born in London, six weeks before her father—Laddie, as he’s known to his friends—moved the entire family back to L.A. to begin his famously successful stint at 20th Century Fox. Amanda’s film education began at a very young age, seated on the floor of her father’s screening room while he ran movies for the industry’s most accomplished filmmakers. Between spending time on that screening room floor and visiting her dad at the office and on set, Amanda gained an insight into filmmaking to rival even the best film schools. After graduating high school in Los Angeles, Amanda moved to New York where she attended college and worked as a freelance film and television production accountant. In between jobs, Amanda pursued her passion for storytelling by writing screenplays. Eventually, Amanda’s screenwriting led her back to Los Angeles where she graduated from UCLA’s accredited screenwriting program. With LADDIE, Amanda set out to tell her most personal story of all—the story of her father, the quiet everyman behind STAR WARS and some of the most iconic films of the last 50 years.
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