AWARDS

HONORS AND AWARDS

nominated, Best Fiction for Young Adults List, YALSA, november, 2014
"liv, forever"

"amazon best book of the month" march, 2014
"liv, forever"
Junior Library Guild Selection, 2014
"liv, forever"
WGA award
oustanding children's script, 2011
"avalon high"


official honoree, drama series category
the 12th annual webby awards, 2008
"confessions"


winner, "rising star award"
women in film/dallas topaz awards, 2008

finalist, 2008 sundance sloan commissioning grant
sundance institute, 2007
"iolanta"

cineaward for outstanding achievement in directing
cinewomen, 2001
"the new arrival"

cineaward for outstanding achievement in tech innovation
cinewomen, 2001
"the new arrival"

pixie award, best use of technology
pixie awards, 2001
"the new arrival"

official selection, "films of tomorrow" series
pompidou center, paris, 2001
"the new arrival"

nominated, rockefeller 2000 film/video/multimedia fellowship
the rockefeller foundation, 1999

finalist, 2000 sundance writers lab
the sundance institute, 1999
"looking glass"

best student short
austin film festival, 1998
"second skin"

new line cinema award for best director
columbia university, 1998
"second skin"

lagniappe award
new orleans film and video festival, 1998
"second skin"

milos forman fellow
columbia university, 1998
"second skin"

rko pictures best told story award
hamptons international film festival, 1997
"number one fan"

women in film /dallas scholarship
women in film/ dallas, 1997
"second skin"

new line cinema development award
columbia university, 1997
"second skin"

majestic light award for cinematic vision
columbia university, 1997
"number one fan"

josephine paddock fellowship for graduate studies in the arts
barnard college, 1993

time grant for the arts
barnard college, 1992

TRIBUTE VIDEO

the following "tribute video" screened when amy received the women in film/dallas "rising star" award at the topaz awards in 2008. the video was produced by women in film/dallas with generous support from reel/fx.


APPEARANCES

wondercon
april, 2014
panelist

texas library association
april, 2014
panelist

round rock high school
april, 2014
guest speaker

the hockaday school
april, 2014
guest speaker

nyc teen author week
march, 2014
panelist

barnes & noble, the grove, los angeles
march, 2014
panelist

austin film festival
october, 2012
panelist and juror

dallas museum of art
august, 2012
presenting "the night of the white pants"

austin film festival
october, 2011
panelist and juror

afi dallas film festival
april, 2008
juror

austin film festival
october, 2006 and 2007
panelist

"good morning texas," wfaa/dallas (abc)
april, 2007
appeared with janine turner for "the night of the white pants"

"good day dallas," fox dallas
april, 2007
appeared with janine turner for "the night of the white pants"

hockaday alumnae in the arts event
april, 2004
featured panelist

topaz awards, women in film, dallas
november, 2002
scholarship award presentor

palm springs international short film festival
august, 2002
juror

"sensing the news" seminar university of minnesota, institute for new media studies
july, 2002
featured speaker

special presentation of "the new arrival"
sundance online film festival
january, 2001

special presentation of "the new arrival" national women's museum, dallas, texas
january, 2001

afi film festival "the future of digital hollywood"
panelist, 2000

maine international film workshops "the new film director"
instructor, 2000, 2001 and 2003

florida film festival "internet cinema"
panelist, 2000

aivf "meet your maker" amy talkington's second skin
featured filmmaker, 2000

women in film/ dallas film festival
moderator and panelist, 2000

aivf, the art of the short film seminar
panelist, 1999

ft. lauderdale film festival
panelist, 1999

newport international film festival
panelist, 1998