THE RESIDENT

AMY HOLDEN JONES

Co-Creator/Executive Producer

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Amy Holden Jones created the show “Black Box” and has written pilots for every major broadcast and cable network. Prior to working in television, she was an acclaimed screenwriter. In 2019, THE RESIDENT won the Sentinel Award, which recognizes exemplary achievements in TV storylines that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.

Among her screenplay credits are “Mystic Pizza,” “Indecent Proposal,” “Beethoven” and “The Relic.” She began her career as an editor for directors Joe Dante, Martin Scorsese and Hal Ashby. She then wrote and directed four features, including “Love Letters,” with Jamie Lee Curtis; cult classic “Slumber Party Massacre”; “Maid to Order,” starring Ally Sheedy; and “The Rich Man’s Wife,” starring Halle Berry and Clive Owen.

Jones graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College and simultaneously studied film at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her documentary, “A Weekend Home,” won the AFI National Student Film festival. She has been a board member of the Writers Guild of America West and the Writers Guild of America Foundation. She also is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

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Amy Holden Jones created the show “Black Box” and has written pilots for every major broadcast and cable network. Prior to working in television, she was an acclaimed screenwriter. In 2019, THE RESIDENT won the Sentinel Award, which recognizes exemplary achievements in TV storylines that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.

Among her screenplay credits are “Mystic Pizza,” “Indecent Proposal,” “Beethoven” and “The Relic.” She began her career as an editor for directors Joe Dante, Martin Scorsese and Hal Ashby. She then wrote and directed four features, including “Love Letters,” with Jamie Lee Curtis; cult classic “Slumber Party Massacre”; “Maid to Order,” starring Ally Sheedy; and “The Rich Man’s Wife,” starring Halle Berry and Clive Owen.

Jones graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College and simultaneously studied film at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her documentary, “A Weekend Home,” won the AFI National Student Film festival. She has been a board member of the Writers Guild of America West and the Writers Guild of America Foundation. She also is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.