Anna Mastro

Anna Mastro’s new film, Secret Society of Second Born Royals, about a teenage royal rebel who discovers she has super-human abilities, is released worldwide on Disney+ on September 25. Anna has previously directed a number of television shows across a variety of genres, including Marvel’s Runaways, L.A.’s Finest, In The Dark, Shameless, UnREAL, The Bold Type, Gossip Girl and Jane the Virgin, in addition to the pilot Guidance for Hulu. Her feature film Walter starred Andrew J. West alongside William H. Macy, Virginia Madsen, Jim Gaffigan, Neve Campbell, Justin Kirk, Milo Ventimiglia and Leven Rambin. She also directed the original musical Lost Generation, written by Kyle Jarrow (Valor, Broadway’s Spongebob Squarepants) with music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening, American Psycho). Anna began her career in commercials and music videos, working with some of the most popular names in music including The Pussycat Dolls, Train, and Victoria Justice. In 2011, her short film Bench Seat, written by Neil LaBute with music and lyrics by Teddy Geiger, was an official selection in over 30 film festivals worldwide.


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How I Rediscovered My Inner Teen at 40

By Anna Mastro | September 23, 2020

How I Rediscovered My Inner Teen at 40

For director Anna Mastro, making Secret Society of Second-Born Royals connected her back to her adolescence – and her true superpower.