Amanda Jones








GOVERNOR 2024-2026


Amanda Deering Jones is the director of the short film, Little Mother Lies, based on the feature film Mother Lies.  She is also the Producer of the Academy Award nominated, animated short film Borrowed Time.  She has over 20 years of experience working with Dreamworks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, and currently at Pixar.  Her recent projects include Incredibles 2Toy Story 4Dug Days, and the first full-length series from Pixar, Win or Lose.  She is also currently in various stages of development on several live-action feature films and television series.  Raised in Ohio, Honduras and Florida, Amanda earned a degree in Theatre from Graceland University in Lamoni, IA.  Her career began in Cooperstown, NY as House Manager at Glimmerglass Opera before transitioning to film.  Amanda loves to sing and has performed in choirs at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.  She’s a zero-waste advocate and a published writer for the Producer’s Guild Magazine, “Going Green — Animated about the Environment: Pixar’s Sustained Effort to Go Green.”  She is an active member of the Producers Guild of America, Women in Film and Women in Animation.