I am passionate filmmaker and storyteller, interested in promoting social change and combatting adversity through filmmaking.
Anaïsa grew up in Mozambique, the United States, then France, before moving to Vancouver to pursue an undergraduate degree at Emily Carr University. She graduated in 2013 with a BFA in Film, Video and Integrated Media. She dedicates all of her spare time to helping others make their independent films, and to writing, directing, and producing her own independent work.
Her short script Send Us Smokes won the Hot Shot Shorts contest in 2016, and she was a finalist in NYC Midnight's 2017 International Screenwriting Challenge. She was privileged to receive the 2017 Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist in Film and Media. In 2018, she was one of the six finalists to make a film for the Crazy 8s Film Competition, and she was awarded the Women In Film "Newcomer" Spotlight Award.