Anna Christopher grew up in Hinsdale, Illinois, writing stories and riding horses. She then went on to attend Northwestern University and later the American Film Institute for Directing. Her short films have screened at film festivals worldwide and won numerous audience awards, a student Emmy and Best Family Pilot at The New York Television Festival. Her recent narrative work includes the quirky rom-com short The Internet Date, the viral hit Sunday Is Coming and the comedic web series Lisa’s Advice, in which she also stars. Anna’s other projects include directing branded digital and broadcast content for LilyDidIt E-cards, Dannon, Olay, Trojan, Lactaid and the acclaimed Proctor & Gamble “Raising an Olympian” series, as well as Appointment in Vancouver a documentary following Olympic skier Casey Puckett to the Vancouver Games. In 2012, as part of the annual LA based production of Unscreened, Anna directed her one-act play Adios Assholes, which she is now adapting to make as her feature directing debut. Recently, Anna wrote for MTV’s beloved teen comedy AWKWARD. Currently, she is writing for SCREAM:The TV Series and having a bloody good time. Anna gets her best notes from her Mom and loved owls long before they became hip.
Nominee Best Broadcast Spot (Tongal Tongies, 2013) Best Family Pilot, Best Actress (The New York Television Festival, 2008) Semi-Finalist NBC Universal Comedy Short Cuts (2008) Jimmy Stewart Memorial Crystal Heart Award (Heartland Film Festival, 2007) Audience Award (Big Bear Lake International Film Festival, 2007) DGA Director Award: Best Director Shorts (Moondance Film Festival, 2006) Audience Award (Newport International Film Festival, 2006) Entertainment Triumph Award (Angelus Film Festival, 2006) Best Live Action Short (LA International Children’s Film Festival, 2005) Student Emmy (Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, music video category, 2003)