ANNA GUTTO directed PARADISE HIGHWAY with Juliette Binoche and Morgan Freeman in 2021, produced by Claudia Bluemhuber with Silver Reel (THE WIFE, RAILWAY MAN, UNDER THE SKIN). . Her script for the movie won the prestigious ZAKI GORDON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCREENWRITING.

Anna co-directed on the successful 2019 NETFLIX series HOME FOR CHRISTMAS.

In 2020, Anna initiated KIDS SPEAK UP - a project for kids and families to join the anti-racism movement.

Norway-born screenwriter and director, Gutto started her career in the theater earning accolades such as “universally excellent” in The New York Times. She received her MFA in Film Directing at Columbia 

University, where she graduated with Honors in 2016.


A US green card holder, she relocated from New York to Los Angeles the same year. Her short film A LUCKY MAN is a Sloan Foundation winner and her short films have been playing festivals and gathering awards internationally and domestically. MOMMY HEIST was bought by FR3 and is currently broadcast in the Courte Libre program.


Anna also directs commercials and music videos. She is represented by Grandview Management.

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