Film Fatales
Annette Apitz
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Annette Apitz wrote and directed the feature film FIGHTING FISH, starring Val Emmich, Anna Moore and Halley Feiffer. Film Threat called FIGHTING FISH “a strong film with some tough subject matter ... memorable in its execution.” The film premiered at the 2010 Nashville Film Festival, screened at international festivals, and won Best Feature at the LA Femme Film Festival and Best Actress at the NY Visionfest. It is available on Amazon Prime. The script had placed in the Top 50 for the Chesterfield-Paramount Writer’s Project and was a Finalist (top 25) for the Sundance Feature Film Lab.

Annette’s award-winning short films, which she wrote and directed, have screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Hamptons Film Festival, the Austin Film Festival, the Palm Springs International Film Festival, PBS, HBO Latin America, and many others.

Annette has been hired as a writer for documentary films, feature films and documentary series, and has worked as a field producer and producer fordocumentaries and image films. She has been a panelist and moderator for New York Women in Film and Television and The Brooklyn Arts Council.

Annette is currently developing a mini-series based on her feature film script Phoenix, is co-writing a dramatic comedy script, American Standard, and writing a dramatic script, The Forger.

Selected Works

  • Fighting Fish (Trailer)