Anna has been a full voting member of BAFTA since 2007 after writing and directing the UK/Australian co-production feature film Oyster Farmer. She lived 9 years in London. She is developing her transmedia property with Nordic producers Vibeke Windeløv and Ole Søndberg. Anna is presently living in Geneva. She was born in New Zealand where she gained an undergraduate degree in French, German and Japanese languages before doing an MA in broadcasting. She majored in screenwriting at the national film school, AFTRS, and became an Australian citizen. She went on to study directing at FEMIS in Paris. She was a commercials director for Yarra Films in Sydney and a writer in residence at Fox Studios. She wrote and directed several award-winning short films. Her feature was nominated for Best Film at the AFI awards and was the longest running film that year in Australia, playing for 6 months at the box office and excellent DVD sales. It sold into North America and Europe and premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Her introduction to transmedia was the Power to the Pixel Lab in 2010. She presented Midnights at the TFL Meeting Event of that year and went on to write the mythology. She wrote the feature film script at the Binger Filmlab in 2011. She also has other projects in development, including a funny love story with producers Sarah Beardsall and Dominic Minghella from Island Films, London.
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