Anam Abbas is a Pakistan based Pakistani/Canadian filmmaker. She runs Other Memory Media.
As a producer and DOP her first feature Showgirls of Pakistan, premiered in the First appearance
competition” at IDFA 2020 and was released globally by VICE in Feb 2021.
Dagh Dagh Ujala (This Stained Dawn) is her award winning debut feature documentary as a director. It premiered in international Competition at the Sheffield Doc Fest 2021.
Her first fiction feature “In Flames”, Directed by Zarrar Kahn, will have it’s World Premiere at Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival 2023.
Anam is an alumni of Locarno Film Festival’s Open Doors Hub 2017, 2018 Berlinale Talents, 2019 Film Independant Global Media Makers, 2020 Berlinale Talents Project Market Fellow and 2020 Cannes Producer’s Network. Anam is also one of the founding members of the Documentary Association of Pakistan (DAP).