Anna Rodgers is a freelance director and producer with over 15 years experience.
Somebody to Love - Director. RTE, 2014.
A one hour documentary exploring sexuality and disability
John Lonergan's Circus - Producer. RTE 2013.
A four part documentary series following the former governor of Mountjoy prison taking 8 teenagers from 'at risk' backgrounds to train in social circus.
John Lonergan's School Principles - Director, RTE 2012
A one hour documentary on early school leaving. Radharc Award.
MND: The Inside Track - Director/ Producer, RTE 2012
A one hour documentary with Colm Murray on the search for a cure for MND. IFTA nominated.
Hold on Tight - Director. Irish Film Board/ Absolut GAZE Filmmakers award, 2011
A short film exploring public displays of affections with lesbian and gay couples.
Highly Commended at Iris Prize 2011. Won the Radharc award 2012. Selected for over 50 film festivals.
The Yellow Bittern Feature Film - Producer, RTE/ Irish Film Board, 2009
Alan Gilsenan’s feature documentary “The Yellow Bittern – the life and times of Liam Clancy”. Was released theatrically in Ireland by Element Pictures and on DVD worldwide. Now available on Netflix. Crossing the Line Films.
Growing up Gay - Producer/ Camera, RTÉ, 2009
Two part series following the lives of 8 LGBT young people over the course of 18 months.
The series won a Gay and Lesbian award for “Event of the Year“ at the GALAS.
Treasure of the dark ages - Producer. RTÉ/ History Channel, 2011
Anna was also line producer on Alan Gilsenan’s , a documentary on the Faddenmore Psalter.
Liam Clancy and Friends: Live at The Bitter End - Producer, RTE, 2008
Produced and coordinated the concert film in New York featuring Liam Clancy with Shane MacGowan, Odetta and Tom Paxton.
The Legend of Liam Clancy - Researcher and production manager, RTE, 2007
A two part series on the life of Liam Clancy
IFTA Best Documentary Series
If these walls could talk - Director. Irish Film Board - Reality Bites, 2010
A short exploration of the forgotten voices of people who have spent much of their lives in psychiatric institutions.
Selected for numerous festivals including AFI Silverdocs, Expresion en Corto and Stranger than Fiction 2010 where it won Best Short Film.
Today is better than two tomorrows - Director. Irish Film Board, 2009.
Filmed in Laos without a crew, this debut documentary feature was selected for over 25 festivals worldwide including Full Frame and Thessaloniki. It was also nominated for 8 awards and won “Highly commended” at the Radharc Awards.
Swing Talking - Director. RTE/ Arts Council, 2008
Short dance film for Dance on the Box
Dorn Lan Duil - Co-Director/ Camera. TG4, 2007
4 part series for TG4 on child boxers
The Hospice - Researcher. RTE, 2006
A four part series directed by Alan Gilsenan, filmed in St. Francis Hospice.
IFTA best documentary series.
The Asylum - Researcher. RTE, 2005
A four part documentary series set in St. Ita's Psychiatric Hospital, Portrane.