Amanda Lipp runs Lipp Studios, a small filmmaking company that specializes in short documentaries about mental health recovery.

Her empathy drives her creativity. She spent three months in a psychiatric hospital during college after experiencing psychosis. Upon discharge, she launched her film company and dedicated her life to advocacy.

Amanda has produced over 60 short films for clients around the U.S. Her creative approach is grounded in social psychology, entertainment-education, and systems change theory. She is either a one-person crew or working with a hand-picked crew.

Check out this 1 min. trailer of Drew's story experiencing psychosis. This film is one of ten films made about youth psychosis and the Coordinated Speciality Care treatment model at OnTrackNY, Columbia Psychiatry. Check out the longer film and the full series below.

NYC Youth Psychosis Program

A short series with OnTrackNY within Columbia University Medical Center. These films showcase young people’s stories of mental health recovery.

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Teens & Digital Wellness

A short series with Technology and Adolescent Mental Wellness program (TAM) led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Pediatrics. These films showcase youth and researchers tackling the intersection of teens, tech, and wellness.

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Tiny Homes for CA Camp Fire Survivors

A short documentary follows Alyssa Nolan-Cain, a local Butte County resident and single mother of three. This film aims to spark local & global awareness about Tiny Homes as an innovative, sustainable, and low-cost relief option for those in need.

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How Amanda Makes Films

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