Anna Andersen

Location New York
Bio

Director of female-centered docs

Cinematographer Director Film Editor
Projects
7 Projects

Work History

Freelance Photographer/Videographer
Self Employed
Sep 2016 - Present
Greater New York City Area
Her work can be found in Medium, Built By Girls, Yahoo Finance, Forbes, Pura Utz, New Lab, New York Start-Up Guide, Kluid Mag, and Passion Passport. Published in Medium for her upcoming film, "No Man's Land." Worked as the videographer and photographer for ethical, Danish brand Pura Utz. Is the principle photographer for New Lab. Was the principle photographer for New York Startup Guide. Travel videographer and photographer for Re: Boot Nicaragua. Featured her work in the Spanish fashion magazine, Kluid.
Video Assistant
GlobalCitizen
Oct 2017 - Present
Greater New York City Area
Anna worked as the principle director and producer for two short films on Global Citizen's website to raise awareness around healthy lifestyles and eating in NYC.
Freelance Photographer
Startup Guide
Jun 2018 - Jul 2018
Greater New York City Area
Anna took half the photos for the first North American edition of StartUp Guide NYC edition. Covering startups, programs, schools, spaces, investors, and founders.
Junior Designer
We Are Social
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
Greater New York City Area
Working as a Junior Designer at We Are Social, Anna designs and creates content for clients such as HBO, Lego, Citizen, Bulova, Elomi, and more. Day-to-day, Anna works with the Adobe creative suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, and Illustrator. In addition to design, Anna works with top designers on name brand shoots and post-production.
English Teacher
Auxiliar de Conversación Vigo, Spain
Oct 2015 - Jun 2016
Vigo, Spain
Preparing English lessons in primary school about American culture, language and customs. Anna helped the principal teacher by giving exams, grading exams, reviewing everyday workbooks, assigning homework, helping the teacher with whatever she needed.
Assistant Director to Lifestyle Deathmatch, comedy show
Minnesota Fringe Festival
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Anna was the principal photographer and co-director for clips and commercials in a comedy show. She co-managed all social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Anna also assisted in locating talent and working with children and adult actors alike.
Co Director of Transagenda
Independent Film Maker
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Anna and her co-director created this film on a no-budget budget. They did all the scouting, camera and audio work, production, photography, editing, social media and event coordinating for this film.
Intern / Office Manager
Mizna
Mar 2014 - Jun 2015
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
First, Anna worked as an intern who focused on social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, HootSuite, Eventbrite, ConstantContact, DonorTools and Flickr and office maintenance. Later, she assisted in Journal and Arab Film Festival curation and she created the 9th Twin Cities Arab Film Festival Trailer and the Mizna Matters video. Anna helped coordinate, plan, and curate Northern Spark Project exhibit Still / Life / Syria with photographer Osama Esid, Summer 2015.
Internship
Indevu Films
Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Anna edited video, sound, and posters for the short film "Meat." Helped in the creation of the trailer for the short "Meat." Contributed to the organization and submission of "Meat" to film festivals around the country. She managed social media accounts, answered e-mails, and completed basic office tasks.
Internship
Advocates for Human Rights
Dec 2012 - May 2013
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Advocates for Human Rights is a non-profit organization that helps refugees applying for asylum in the United States. Anna worked here as an intern for the semester during which I had to talk to clients on the phone, set up interviews and write cases files for lawyers to view and choose as pro-bono cases.

Education

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Macalester College
2011 - 2015
Bachelor's degree
Macalester College
2011 - 2015

Skills