- Da Palma, Anna
- (October, 16, 1963, Lisbon, Portugal-)Portuguese born, she settled in France at age twelve. After completing her studies of art history, she moved to Paris, where she joined a theatrical group. She performed onstage for three years before enrolling in La Maison du Court Métrage, where she acquired some cinematographic experience. During her apprenticeship, she directed a unfinished short, Mémoire Sépia. Then she began working as a second assistant director for films (1995 Fiesta, Pierre Boutron; 1997 Le Ciel est à nous / USA: Shooting Stars, Graham Guit) and TV (1995 Les Femmes et les Enfants d'abord, Sandra Joxe; 1996 Les Faux Médicaments, Alain-Michel Blanc; 1998 Le Temps d'un Eclair, Marc Pauly) and studied screenwriting at the Fémis. Other credit (as co-screenwriter): 2003 Lune (short, Hubert Fillet).Filmography2000 ◘ Bienvenue (short; also screenwriter, dialogist)2005 ◘ Sem Ela / Sans Elle (also screenwriter, dialogist; Portugal / France; shot in 2003)Television Filmography2005 ◘ Telma Demain (also screenwriter, dialogist)2008 ◘ Lisbon Calling (short; also screenwriter)
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