AMY HUBERMAN, Joy & Creator of Finding Joy
Amy Huberman is an IFTA winning actress working internationally as an actor and writer. She has had two best-selling novels published with Penguin and has recently wrapped shooting on the forthcoming TV comedy series Finding Joy, which she also created and wrote, produced by Treasure Entertainment for RTÉ in Ireland and Acorn TV in the UK, and is due for release in late 2018.
Amy recently appeared as series lead Tara in her second season of the RTE drama Striking Out (Blinder Films) for which she has been nominated for a 2018 IFTA for Best Actress, TV Drama. She recently appeared in her second season of Cold Feet (ITV) in the recurring role of Sarah and featured as a guest star in two seasons of RTÉ comedy Can’t Cope Won’t Cope (RTE/Grand Pictures) which is now available on Netflix. She will soon appear in a recurring role in Butterfly with Anna Friel for ITV/Red Productions directed by Anthony Byrne.
Amy recently appeared on the big screen as Emily Hall in Zoo (Directed by Colin McIvor for Wee Buns/Metro International), as Natalie Roche in Handsome Devil (Directed by John Butler for Treasure Entertainment), in the role of Ruth in The Stag (aka The Bachelor Weekend) also for Treasure Entertainment.
Amy played the female lead, Alice, in two series of Comedy Central (UK)‘s comedy drama Threesome which attracted rave reviews and record viewing figures and for which she was nominated for a Glamour Award (2012) for Best Comedy Actress. Other television credits include Miss Tivnan in Chris O’Dowd’s Moone Boy for Sky One, Mrs Batch in Houdini and Doyle (ITV), Carol Mansfield in Silent Witness (BBC), comedy sketch show Your Bad Self directed by John Butler for Treasure Entertainment/ RTÉ, Channel 4’s Comedy Lab, Animal Practice for NBC and Heading Out for BBC.
On Irish television Amy appeared in all seven seasons of The Clinic produced by Parallel Films for RTÉ and for which she was nominated as Best Supporting Actress at the Irish Television Awards in 2008, 2009 and 2010. She appeared in indie feature Rewind directed by P.J.Dillon for which she won the IFTA for Best Lead Actress Film in 2011, Three Wise Women produced by Parallel Films for Hallmark Channel (US), Chasing Leprechauns also for Hallmark Channel/Parallel Films and Stella Days opposite Martin Sheen, produced by Newgrange Pictures and directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan and for which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress (Film) Award in the 2012 IFTA’s.