Amy Aniobi

Writer, director, producer, actor

Amy Aniobi is a writer, director, and Executive Producer on HBO’s Emmy-nominated comedy Insecure, starring Issa Rae. She also served as showrunner/head writer/EP for season one of HBO stand-up special 2 Dope Queens, and she has multiple projects in development, including three projects at HBO and HBO Max and two features set up at Universal. Amy recently directed the short film Honeymoon, which explores a new Nigerian couple's arranged marriage. She also co-created, co-directed, and starred in the web series Lisa and Amy Are Black, created the web series The Slutty Years, and wrote for both seasons of Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.

Amy is Nigerian and hails from North Texas. She received a BA in American Studies from Stanford University and an MFA from UCLA, and has lived both in the United States (New York, the San Francisco Bay Area) and abroad (France, Morocco). She enjoys travel, baking cookies, and drinking whiskey.