Vashti Anderson

Vashti Anderson is an American filmmaker and published author based in Brooklyn. She has been working in film and TV production in NYC since the late ’90s and, since earning her MFA in Film at NYU, has written and directed several narrative films. Her first feature, Moko Jumbie, was filmed in rural Trinidad and premiered at Los Angeles Film Festival. It screened in competition at Bentonville, Urbanworld, Edinburgh International Film Festival and others and is now available on Indiepix and Amazon Prime Video. Vashti currently spends her time writing stories, developing her second feature and making sure her kids don’t kill each other.

Talks

Bring on the Next Wave of Female Auteurs

By Vashti Anderson | June 28, 2019

Bring on the Next Wave of Female Auteurs

As she develops new feature projects, writer-director Vashti Anderson wonders, are female filmmakers being given the chance to take risks too?

Excuse Me While I Pump …

By Vashti Anderson | January 22, 2019

Excuse Me While I Pump …

Or, the adventures of a new mother attending a faraway film festival with her first feature — but not her baby.