Anaïsa Visser

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Profile Details

  • Country:   Canada
  • Province/State:   British Columbia
  • City:   Vancouver
  • Experience Level:   Mid-Career
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted, Comedy Series, Drama Series, Narrative Film, Documentary, Commercials, and Music Videos
  • Union:   Non-Union
  • Rep:   Kulbinder Saran Caldwell at Reallife Pictures
  • Interested In:   TV Writing Room, Directing TV For Hire, Directing Film/Digital for Hire, Directing Music Videos/Commercials, Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material, For-Hire Work, and Shadowing
  • Authorized to work in the USA?:   No
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Anaïsa is a biracial (Dutch and Pakistani) filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC. She grew up all over the world, namely 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 then completed her Masters Degree in Film Production and Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia in 2020. Anaïsa is the founder of “Women & Gender Diverse Filmmakers of BC”, which unites women, genderqueer, trans and non-binary folk working in film. She has won numerous awards, including the 2017 Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist in Film & New Media, and the 2018 Women in Film and Television Spotlight Award for Newcomer. Anaïsa has made several short films, primarily on topics of mental health and immigration stories. Currently, Anaïsa is in development on two feature films and a television series. In her spare time, Anaïsa enjoys catching up on TV shows, drinking copious amounts of tea, attempting to keep her plants alive, and hanging out with her cats, River and Ollie.