Anna Mastro

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Anna Mastro
Occupation Film, commercial, music video director, and television director
Years active 2002–present

Anna Mastro is an American film director, music video director and television producer.

A native of Seattle, Washington, Mastro graduated from the University of Washington at the age of nineteen. She became a protege to director McG, working as his assistant on the Wonderland Sound and Vision productions Fastlane , Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and The O.C. . [1]

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University of Washington public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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As a television producer, she worked on the reality series Pussycat Dolls Present . [1]

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As a music video director, she directed videos for the artists Train, Leona Lewis, Alex Band, Carbon Leaf, Kristen Kelly, Victoria Justice and The Pussycat Dolls. [1] In 2008, she directed the short film Matter starring Amanda Righetti. In 2011, she directed the short film Bench Seat starring Cassie Scerbo and written by Neil LaBute. [2] The film earned a Short Grand Prix nomination at the Warsaw International Film Festival. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Anna Mastro Bio « Tacklebox Films". Tackleboxfilms.com. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
  2. "Bench Seat a Musical by Anna Mastro — Kickstarter". Kickstarter.com. 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
  3. Film Society of Lincoln Center. "FSLC and Dance Films Association announce the 40th edition of DANCE ON CAMERA, Jan 27-31, 2012 | Filmlinc.com | Film Society of Lincoln Center". Filmlinc.com. Retrieved 2012-11-19.