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ANNE THIEME was born in 1982 in the German Democratic Republic. She studied acting in Vienna and film directing and screenwriting at Universidad del Cine Buenos Aires and at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema in Lisbon. Since 2001 she has worked on many film productions, both in front of and behind the camera, mainly in Europe and Latin America. She has written, directed and produced several short films that have been shown internationally at many festivals. She has also directed social media content for Netflix and documentaries. Her latest short film, INTERSTATE 8 (USA/Germany), premiered at the Warsaw Film Festival and has been selected to be a GERMAN FILMS NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER 2020 with a showcase at the online Marché du Film - Festival du Cannes. INTERSTATE 8 won the FIRST STEPS AWARD 2020 and has currently been selected for more than 50 Festivals worldwide. Also the film was awarded as BEST SCHOOL SHORT FILM at the Adriatic Film Festival and Anne won the Award for BEST DIRECTOR at Elba Film Festival. In 2020 she received her Masters in Film Directing with a focus on fictional film from the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. At the moment, Anne is working as a screenwriter for two feature films and a series, all original projects.