Amhalise Morgan spent 20 years as a Casting Director in NYC working with such directors as Mark Romanek, Lance Accord, Yann Demange, Doug Liman, Tom Tagholm, Kahlil Joseph, Todd Field and John Hillcoat just to name a few. Her credits include music videos for: Lenny Kravitz, Whitney Houston, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Common, Carlos Santana, AC/DC, Rihanna, Stevie Wonder and John Legend as well as countless others. Commercial credits include: Apple, Canon, Converse, Ford, Lincoln, Mercedes, Nike, EA, 7-Up, Adidas, Pantene and BMW.
In 2017 she took the leap to directing and completed her first short film THESE 3 WATERS which was an official selection at the 2018 Blow-Up International Arthouse Film Festival in Chicago and won Best Experimental Short at the 2019 Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival.
In 2018 in addition to creating a content film for Brooklyn based jewelry designer Sade gold. she completed her second short film WORDS starring Nicholas Pinnock and Djaka Souare which was a finalist/official selection at the New York Cinematography Awards 2020 as well as an Official Selection at the 2020 Garifuna International Indigenous Film Festival
In 2019 she created a short film starring artist Cassi Namoda while vacationing in Mallorca, titled The Exiled Heart which is an Official Selection at the 2020 International Mobile Film Festival. She also teamed up with Nicholas Pinnock again to complete, In The Room written by and starring Laksmi Hedemark, also featuring Tony Award winning actor Denis O’Hare.