Anne Kmetyko


Fascinated by film and photography from a young age, Anne began working in Film and Television production in Montréal, where she had the opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals ‘on set’ on both local Québec based films and series, as well as bigger budget American productions.

After having worked as continuity, coordinator, locations scout, assistant director, production manager, camera operator, cameraman, and producer she began directing in 2003 with the short Mondo Karma.

A graduate of the Image Arts Program of Ryerson University her photographs have been published in numerous newspapers, magazines, and books and shown in exhibitions locally and abroad including The Montreal High Lights Festival and the Unesco sponsored event I read Montreal.

In 2007, she completed the Television Directing Program at L’Institut de l’Image et du Son (L’INIS) and obtained her diploma in Journalism from Concordia University in 2012.

Anne was one of the eight female directors selected from across Canada for the 2012–13 prestigious Women in the Director's Chair program at the Banff Centre, supported by NBC Universal.

Her previous film The Cat in the Pan screened at The Montréal World Film Festival in 2009 and in 2010 at Les Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québecois as well as at The Clermont-Ferrand Film market.

In 2013 she wrote, produced and directed two shorts, the documentary Etched in Skin and the fiction Truths and Liars, which both screened at The Montréal World Film Festival in August 2013 and at The Clermont-Ferrand Film market in 2014.

Etched in Skin has been selected to screen in official competition at Cinequest24 in San José, California.

  • Work
    • Photography and Film
  • Education
    • Ryerson Polytechnical University
    • Concordia University
    • l'Institut de l'image et du son INIS