Zia Anger works in moving images. Her most recent short MY LAST FILM premiered at the 53rd New York Film Festival. In 2015 her short I REMEMBER NOTHING had its world premiere at New Directors/New Films and its international premiere at Festival del film Locarno. Other screenings include: Rotterdam, AFI Fest, Denver Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, and Ann Arbor Film Festival. and Vienna Independent Shorts. Both short films have been named “Staff Picks on Vimeo”. She has made music videos for various artists including: Angel Olsen, Mitski, Julianna Barwick, Beach House, Maggie Rogers, and Jenny Hval. Her music videos have been featured in various online publications including: Pitchfork, the Guardian, and NPR.
In 2018 Zia’s video for Mitski’s “Your Best American Girl” was listed on on Billboard’s “The 100 Greatest Music Videos of the 21st Century: Critics’ Picks”. In 2016 Zia participated in the Sundance Institutes Screenwriter’s Intensive. Zia had 2 videos listed on Pitchforks “Best Music Videos of 2016” list. In 2015 Zia was included in Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film” issue. She is a 2015 fellow in film/video from the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2008 she was the recipient of the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant for her short film LOVER BOY.