Eliasch at her Beverly Hills home
|Birth name||Amanda J. Eliasch|
|Occupations||Poet, Fashion Editor for Genlux Magazine, Writer, Photographer, Socialite|
Amanda J. Eliasch (born May 13, to Anthony Cave Brown and Caroline Brown née Gilliat, in Beirut, Lebanon) is the poet, Fashion Editor for Genlux Magazine in Los Angeles, as well as British photographer and writer for The Collective Review. She has also written a book of poetry called Cloak and Dagger Butterfly. [[Amanda Eliasch has received six awards for her film The gun the cake and the butterfly, a film which she wrote, directed and produced. The Lina Wertmuller prize for Best Art Film, Ischia Global Film Festival 2013 and The New York City International Prize for best Art Film/Documentary drama 2013]][[The trailer was selected for the New Media Film Festival, the film was selected for LA Femme and won best edit Indie Festival La Jolla won most exceptional art documentary]]Nominated best female director at Burbank Film FestivalBest edit and best film chosen by the audience at Bel Air Film Festival and the trailer selected at New Media Film Festival
She spent her childhood in the Wiltshire Downs with her mother, an opera singer and teacher at Dauntseys School, Devizes and Stonar School, Melksham, Amanda was educated at Stonar School, Melksham. She is a grand daughter of film director, script writer and producer Sidney Gilliat. Her father is the writer Anthony Cave Brown. She has two sons with Johan Eliasch named Charles and Jack.
Amanda Eliasch studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Academy of Live and Recorded Arts and then at The Black and White Photography school before embarking on her photographic career. She was the student at the Moscow Arts Theatre.
Amanda worked with Rushka Bergman at L'uomo Vogue photographing people like Ang Lee for the Cinema Edition. Amanda is involved in several charities from the British Film Institute, London Symphony Orchestra and a school of children of the Tsunami in Phuket a charity called Phuket has been good to me Peccadilloes, an exhibition of neon lights based on Kay Saatchi's drawings of Amanda committing the seven deadly sins at Leadapron Gallery in Melrose in Los Angeles. As I like it a play written by Amanda Eliasch and Lyall Watson with Justine Glenton. Susan Parkes and Charles Eliasch was performed at the Chelsea Theatre Kings Road London and the Template:MachaTheatre. Los Angeles with Lisa Zane, Elizabeth Karr and Charles Eliasch. Directed and wrote a film called The gun, the cake and the butterfly with Justine Glenton, Charles Eliasch, Giulia Laudanos, Boris Ristic
In 2009 Chipmunka Publishing published Cloak And Dagger Butterfly, a book of her poetry with photography, written about two simultaneous love stories. Amanda Eliasch collaborated with Pablo Ganguli and Liberatum for the AngloMockBa British-Russian cultural diplomacy festival in May 2009 featuring Stephen Frears and milliner Stephen Jones, composer Michael Nyman, Martha Fiennes Film Director, Dylan Jones with TIME as the media partner.
Photographer: Made by Brazilians with British photographer Jack English.
Photographer and Writer of British Artists At Work - Assouline, Franca Sozzani and Italian Vogue The book commissioned by Franca Sozzani of Italian Vogue, captures four generations of artists from the established to the emerging. Amanda photographed 46 artists in their studios including Tracey Emin, Gary Hume, Gavin Turk, Fiona Rae, Sam Taylor-Wood, Julian Opie, Martin Maloney, Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Michael Craig-Martin, Chantal Joffe, Marc Quinn, Anish Kapoor, Rachael Whiteread, Jenny Saville, Gilbert and George and 2003 Turner Prize nominee Grayson Perry. Amanda’s photographs are set alongside a personal diary of her experiences on each shoot. http://www.amandaeliasch.net
Amanda has exhibited in several London based galleries including The Black and White Gallery, The Cork Street Gallery and the Proud Galleries, where her work was well received by the public and critics.
The Evening Standard said “Her stunning, sexy photographs exude glamour and gusto… She’s at her best with her stylish confident images of nude models”-which was influenced by Bob Carlos Clarke
She was married to Johan Eliasch,CEO Head N.V. from 1988 to 2007.
- Kay, Richard (September 11, 2007). "independent.co.uk - Secret split of Gordon's new friend". Daily Mail (London). Retrieved September 11, 2007.
- "entertainment.msn.com - "Cloak & Dagger Butterfly" By Amanda Eliasch Launch Party". Retrieved September 1, 2009.
- "British artists at work". Archived from the original on 16 March 2008. Retrieved March 8, 2008.
- "British artists at work on Amanda's website". Retrieved October 03, 2007.
- "Interview with Amanda Eliasch". Retrieved January 26, 2009.
- Kay, Richard (February 20, 2009). "independent.co.uk - Andy's pal attacked at knife point". Daily Mail (London). Retrieved February 20, 2009.
 CHARITY WORK Amanda Eliasch supports yearly the British Film Institute, London Symphony Orchestra, Phuket is good to us.Mark Shand's elephants, Elton John and has donated her art to Art of Elysium which helps children who are ill. She also helps children donating music lessons.
- Official Website
- Official Blog
- Amanda online poetry page
- Hi-res pic
- Hi-res pic, At LA home
- Daily Mail article
- Daily Express article