- i tell stories with moving pictures
- Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Gender: Female
Ana Lily Amirpour writes and directs films and music videos which have screened internationally at festivals. Her most recent short film A LITTLE SUICIDE was a finalist of the 2012 Berlin Today Awards, her 2011 film PASHMALOO (Hairy) screened at Berlinale, BFI and NYICFF and was sold to Arté Television. In 2010 her short film TRUE LOVE, a comedy about sex and relationships, won audience award at the Milan Film Festival and her experimental short film ANA LILY AMIRPOUR LIKES THIS which she wrote directed and acted in, was audience award winner of the 2010 Zero Film Festival.
Ana Lily's work has received multiple awards including the Dini Ostrov Award in Comedy writing, Grand Prize of the Bluecat Screenwriting Competition and the Adrienne Shelly Fellowship. She's been invited to participate in programs like Tribeca All Access, Fast Track with the LA film festival, The Film Independent screenwriting and directors labs and Berlinale Talent Campus.
Together with producing partner Sina Sayyah, she is co-founder of Say Ahh… Productions in Los Angeles creating cutting edge film, television, music video and web content.
She finished her MFA at the UCLA Film School.