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AMBER SCHAEFER JOINS CAVIAR
12 November 2020

Caviar have signed Los Angeles-based comedy director Amber Schaefer to their London and Amsterdam rosters.

With a background in writing, acting, and producing, Schaefer is intimately familiar with each stage of the production process - something which shines through her considered approach to filmmaking. A wealth of experience in comedy both written and improvised only enriches her appeal.

Having already garnered critical acclaim as part of Caviar's LA roster, Schaefer is champing at the bit to take on a different sense of humour across the pond. A foundational love of British comedy, she explains, has left her eager to explore some of her earliest influences.


"I think British comedy tends to be dryer, darker, smarter, and a little grittier," Schaefer remarks. "And as someone who grew up in America without cable TV and with British comedies like Blackadder, Monty Python, Red Dwarf, and the Young Ones, I couldn’t be more excited to flex my comedic instincts with the best company in the biz."


[Schaefer] has a fierce work ethic and is an absolute breath of fresh of air, bringing a relevant and youthful spin to the scripts she pitches on.

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Sorcha Shepherd, Caviar London's managing executive producer, is certainly confident in their new signing's abilities: "Amber has a fierce work ethic and is an absolute breath of fresh of air, bringing a relevant and youthful spin to the scripts she pitches on. At its core is Caviar’s commitment to build and nurture directors from their grass roots, and we know that this is going to be a very fruitful and fun working relationship.”


To find out more about all things Amber Schaefer, check out her Caviar page and get in touch with Ellie Goodwin at ellie.goodwin@caviar.tv or on 020 3219 7960.

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