Anna Rodgers is an IFTA winning director and producer. She was senior director on the medical series Keeping Ireland Alive for RTE and director of the award winning RTE One series Crumlin, filmed in Our Lady's Children's Hospital. Anna is a recipient of Best Director at the Irish Film and Television Academy awards 2014 for her documentary Somebody to Love about sexuality and disability.
Her films have been screened at major film festivals around the world, released on dvd, in cinema, and won numerous awards. Hold on Tight, a short film she directed about lesbian and gay public displays of affection, won a Radharc Award in 2012, and was 'Highly Commended' at Iris Prize. It went on to screen at over 50 film festivals. Her short film Novena won Best Short Film in Kerry Film Festival 2013 and 'Film/ TV of the Year' at the GALAS 2014 and was also nominated for an Iris Prize.
In 2013, her documentary MND: The Inside Track with Colm Murray, which she produced and directed, was nominated for an IFTA for Best Documentary and won a Euroscience award for Best Representation of a Female Scientist.
As a producer, Anna Rodgers has been across groundbreaking productions from the timely RTE series Growing up Gay to the IFTA nominated documentary The Story of Yes. She produced the IFTA award winning feature The Yellow Bittern: The Life and Times of Liam Clancy which was released in the cinema, television and on DVD internationally.
Anna has directed or produced various online or digital campaigns for organisations such as Keelings, Headstrong, BeLonG To, GAZE, TGEU, TG4, Iarnrod Eireann and others.