Amit is a director and writer for theatre, film and television.
His recent directing work includes Sky One’s top-rated drama comedy, Delicious, starring Dawn French, Emilia Fox, Iain Glen and Sheila Hancock. His two part adaptation of Cecilia Ahearne’s bestselling novel Thanks for the Memories, which he wrote and directed for ZDF, premiered in September 2019.
Amit’s first feature film, Resistance, starred Andrea Riseborough, Tom Wlaschiha and Michael Sheen and was nominated for three BAFTAs, the WGGB Best First Feature and the CineVision Award at Munich. His second film, Jadoo, a drama comedy adapted from his own Radio 4 play, was the only UK narrative feature to premiere in Official Selection at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013 and has played at over 50 international festivals around the world. His latest feature, One Crazy Thing, was the Opening Gala at the East End Film Festival and was released theatrically in 2018 in the UK and US.
Amit’s stage plays include Touch (winner of the Royal Court Theatre Young Writers’ Competition), Option which premiered at London’s Tricycle Theatre, and Campaign, which was nominated for an Olivier Award and won a Liberty Human Rights Award as part of The Great Game.