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Anna Spelman

Cinematographer and Editor
Available for Freelance
Open To Mentoring
Open To Virtual Coffee


Anna is an Emmy-nominated independent cinematographer and editor based between Phoenix, Arizona, USA, and Istanbul, TĂĽrkiye. She is currently directing and producing her first feature film, following a family in North Carolina over the course of ten years as they learn to support their trans daughter in a transphobic state, country, and world. Anna works with news outlets, independent directors, and NGO's, telling intimate stories that focus on human rights, healthcare, and immigration. She is fluent in Spanish and English, with some knowledge of German and Turkish. She has collaborated with The New York Times, Univision Digital News, TIME Magazine, Al Jazeera Fault Lines, Business Insider, and Blue Chalk Media, among others, and her work has been recognized by POYI, GLAAD, NPPA and the Premio Gabo.