ANNA GUTTO's feature film debut PARADISE HIGHWAY with Juliette Binoche, Morgan Freeman, Hala Finley, Frank Grillo and
Cameron Monaghan premiered at the prestigious Piazza Grande at Locarno Film Festival 2022. The film was 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 to speak up about racism.
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 WME and Grandview Management.