#Anja Reiß - director

Anja Reiß works as an independent author and director in Berlin, Freiburg and Zürich.
Alongside her realisation of documentaries she also develops transmedial and interactive formats. Further she is creating reports and documentaries for public service television companies and contributes to magazine programs such as WISO, aspekte and nano.

Her first feature documentary TRUTH DETECTIVES was developed at the Documentary Campus Masterschool and shown at several film festivals worldwide like Hof International Film Festival Germany, the  Cinéma vérité – Film Festival Iran, Watch Docs Human Rights in Film Festival Poland, Movies That Matter Film Festival Den Haag and Margaret Mead Film Festival New York.

Currently she is in postproduction of her first interactive documentary “The Rwandan student” codirected by her husband Jann Anderegg and funded by the Fast Track program of Zürcher Filmstiftung.

She is member of the AG DOK and holds a Karl-Steinbuch and Robert-Bosch foundation scholarship.