Anna Howard ACS started in the Australian Film Industry in 1981. After studying cinematography at North Sydney Tafe, she quickly became a camera assistant, working for some of Australia’s best cinematographers, including Peter James ASC, ACS and Academy Award winners Russell Boyd ASC, ACS, Andrew Lesnie ASC, ACS, and John Seale ASC, ACS.
In 1996 Anna started shooting her own projects and established herself as a highly sought after Director of Photography in her own right. She’s well known for her ability to work with actors. Her subtle lighting and eye has caught the attention of many of the top directors in New Zealand and Australia, including that of Ray Lawrence and Gillian Armstrong.
In the last 18 years Anna has been busy working on many commercial and film projects in both countries, winning awards for her lighting and images in advertising and film. Including feature films South Solitary, Errors of the Human Body, Television programs like Rake, Marking Time and documentaries, Women He’s Undressed, and Girl in a Mirror.
Anna was granted an ACS Accreditation in 2004