Who Is Mamie Jean Calvert?


MAMIE JEAN (aka) Calvert / Depew, producedandwritten “In the Eyes of a Killer”, which was released September 2012. It is currently available at Blockbuster, Amazon, and now pay-per-view. “In the Eyes of a Killer” is directed by Louis Mandylor and starring Louis Mandylor (Big Fat Greek Wedding), Costas Mandylor (Saw Franchise), Gwendlyn Edwards (The Last Confederate), James Marshall (A Few Good Men), and Petri Hawkins-Byrd (Judge Judy). Her new movie “Magic of Christmas II” has been released and is selling at Walmart, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, etc. In Addition, Mamie Jean just recently produced and directed “Marvin’s Business Trip”. She is currently filming “Magical Christmas” here in Elk Grove. Mamie is also one of the executive producers of “Bad Faith”.

“In the Eyes of a Killer”, won (12) awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Feature,┬áBest Thriller, Best sound design, Best supporting actor, and Best Drama Feature (out of 600 films). Festivals include the Action On Film Film Festival in Monrovia, CA., Hoboken Film Festival, New Jersey, the Burbank Film Festival in Burbank California, and NorCal Film Festival in Sacramento, California.


Mamie Jean was a stand-up comedian for many years and won a national comedy contest that New Line conducted to promote the cassette release of Billy Crystal’s Mr Saturday Night. She now has out a cd called “Kentucky Fried Laffs”. Some of her work can be found on Amazon, Channel K and Son of Channel K and Bachelor Pad.


Mamie has been in many movies such as:

  • “In the Eyes of a Killer”
  • “The Magic of Christmas II”
  • “You!”
  • “Bad Faith”
  • “Thelma and Louise”
  • “Point Blank”
  • “Barton Fink”
  • “Dead Again”
  • 1991 television version of “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane”


Documentary Producer /Director

Mamie Jean is in production of a documentary for:

  • “Snow Line Hospice”
  • “Grandma’s Hugs”
  • “Barry’s Adventure”
  • “Traveling and Fishing the High Sierras

Script Writer

Scripts in pre-production, including titles:

  • “Pixley”
  • “Midnight”
  • “The Magic of Love”
  • “The Fall of the Year”
  • “Rainbow Forest”
  • “You Look Better Dead”
  • “Christopher…2″

In addition, Mamie Jean is writing a screenplay based on local writer; Nan Mahon’s book “Blind Buddy and Mojo Blues Band”. Mamie Jean also won Writer of the Year for the script “Sunshine” and Best Screenplay for “Murder By Design” script.


Ambra Productions

Ambra Productions, founded in 1987 in Southern California by Mamie Jean, has produced and directed many full length, shorts and documentaries. Located in El Dorado Hills, California, our corporate office and studio offers full service audio video production services to the public and other multimedia companies.