Anne Hirsch is a content director and writer based in Cape Town.
Her journey in the entertainment industry was kick-started when she completed a Masters Degree from UCT in Theatre and Performance and continues to also work as a comedian, improviser and actor, which means she speaks actor and comedy fluently!
Vagina Varsity, which she wrote and directed for Libresse and Network BBDO was awarded 11 awards in total including Loeries and two Cannes Lions Shortlists for categories: Glass and Cyber (2017).
Since 2013, Anne has starred and co-created (alongside Zootee Studios) her own YouTube show, The Anne Hirsch Show, where she set a new benchmark in South African online media production in terms of technical quality and content, which means she understands the business of online content. She’s been named as one of Glamour Magazine’s Women of the Year and one of Cosmopolitan’s Awesome Women. As a comedy writer, she has won various awards including a SAFTA for Best Comedy Writing for ZANEWS and was included in the Mail & Guardian’s list of Top 200 Young South Africans.
Her radio show on Jacaranda FM, OFM and Algoa FM was nominated for MTN Radio Award for Best Night Time Show and she was nominated for a SAFTA for best comedy writing for a sitcom for KykNet’s ‘Elke Skewe Pot’.