Anne is an independent filmmaker based in Nashville who has made documentaries for CMT/MTV Networks, including American Revolutions: Southern Rock, a documentary which explored the creation of the genre and its place in American history; True Grit: Junior Johnson, a short documentary about a moonshine runner who became one of the greatest NASCAR drivers of all time; and a Controversy: Independence Day, an episode in the critically-acclaimed Controversy series that followed the rise of Martina McBride’s hit song about domestic abuse during the O.J. Simpson trial for the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson. Abrazados, a film about gender violence solutions in the Amazon of Peru, premiered at the Kennedy Center at the University College London in December 2019. Stay tuned for additional film festivals where Abrazados can be seen.

 

Anne has also been an Artist-in-Residence at the European Film College in Denmark and the Documentary Advisor for Vanderbilt Student Media at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Anne has worked on documentaries for PBS through Nashville Public Television, produced John Seigenthaler’s A Word on Words for NPT, and was an editor and freelance writer for various magazines in NYC including O-Oprah’s Magazine, Glamour, Time Out NY, and YM Magazine.

 

A graduate of Brown University with honors and degrees in Environmental Studies and Political Science, Anne has also been a naturalist, giving private hiking tours of the Sierra Nevadas, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. She is currently producing Between the Rivers: The Story of the Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area and has other domestic and international social justice films in the works.

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