Anne Hamilton is a writer and film director. She got her start in filmmaking as an intern on Terrence Malick's THE TREE OF LIFE. She then worked for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Her first short film as a writer-director, DEATH ARTISTS, INC., premiered in the spring of 2013 at Cannes and was an official selection at Newport Beach Film Festival, the Downtown LA Film Festival, and the Napa Valley Film Festival, among several others. In the summer of 2013 Anne was selected to be one of eight women to participate in the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women - a highly competitive program designed to mentor emerging female directors.
Anne has a degree in philosophy from University of Notre Dame (graduating a year early with distinction). She won a German Exchange Fulbright scholarship to read philosophy at Humboldt University in Berlin. She holds a JD from Yale and a Masters degree in philosophy from Stanford University. She has clerked for the Supreme Court of Israel in Jerusalem and most recently for Judge Noonan on the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco. In 2008-2009 she served as attaché to the Grenedan Ambassador to the UN in New York, where she focused on climate change issues for small island states.