Anna Maria Monticelli

Anna is an award winning writer/producer of feature films.

She began her career in the industry as an actress, starring in films both in Australia and the US. She won an Australian Film Institute Award (AFI) for Best Actress in Silver City and has had leading roles in many television series.

But her passion for writing led her behind the camera and she has produced 2 feature films which she has also written.

Her first film, La Spagnola, was Australia’s official entrant in the Foreign Language Category at the 2002 Oscars. The film went on to receive several international awards and was widely distributed in many territories.

Her latest film, the screen adaptation of the Booker Prize winning novel, Disgrace by J.M.Coetzee, starred John Malkovich. The film won Best Film at 3 major festivals including the International Critic’s Award at the Toronto International Film festival in 2008.

Her screenplay of Disgrace, won the Australian Writer’s Guild and the Critic’s Circle Award for Best Adaptation and was shortlisted (1 of only 4) for Best Literary Adaptation of 2009 at the Frankfurt International Book Fair.

The film was critically acclaimed throughout the world and was included on the 10 Best Films of 2009 with Roger Ebert of The Chicago SunThe New York Times and Stephen King for Entertainment Weekly.

Fluent in 4 languages, she lives and works in Paris and Sydney developing various projects.

The Brother (Short)
Catherine
White Collar Blue (TV Movie)
Mrs. Cable
Home and Away (TV Series)
Helen Poulos

– Episode #1.3323 (2002) … Helen Poulos
– Episode #1.3322 (2002) … Helen Poulos
– Episode #1.3192 (2002) … Helen Poulos
 Sky Trackers (TV Series)
Marie Colbert

– WOW (1994) … Marie Colbert (as Anna-Maria Monticelli)
– Trees a Crowd (1994) … Marie Colbert (as Anna-Maria Monticelli)
– To Tell or Not to Tell (1994) … Marie Colbert (as Anna-Maria Monticelli)
– The Wish Star (1994) … Marie Colbert (as Anna-Maria Monticelli)
– The Black Prince (1994) … Marie Colbert (as Anna-Maria Monticelli)
Life Forms (Short)
Mel

Under the Skin (TV Series)

– Blanket of Love (1994)
The Girl from Tomorrow (TV Mini-Series)
Freya

– A Time Without Vegemite (1992) … Freya
Family and Friends (TV Series)
Luciana Rossi
Emma: Queen of the South Seas (TV Mini-Series)
Princess Le’utu

– Episode #1.4 (1988) … Princess Le’utu
– Episode #1.3 (1988) … Princess Le’utu
Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Lydia

– The Condemned (1988) … Lydia
Rafferty’s Rules (TV Series)
Diana Newby

– One for the Road (1988) … Diana Newby
The Edge of Power (as Annamaria Monticelli)
Handle with Care (TV Movie)
Kate
Nomads
Veronique Pommier / Niki (as Anna-Maria Monticelli)
Archer (TV Movie)
Anna Swift (as Anna-Maria Montacelli)
The Empty Beach
Anne Winter
After Hours (Short)
Sandra Adams (as Anna-Maria Monticelli)
Special Squad (TV Series)
Teresa Parrissa

– Code of Silence (1984) … Teresa Parrissa (as Anna Jemison)
Silver City
Anna (as Anna Jemison)
Hilary
For the Term of His Natural Life (TV Mini-Series)
Alicia

– Episode #1.2 (1983) … Alicia (as Anna Jemison)
– Episode #1.1 (1983) … Alicia (as Anna Jemison)
Carson’s Law (TV Series)
Eva (as Anna Jemison)
The Dark Room
Nicky (as Anna Jemison)
Heatwave
Victoria West (as Anna Jemison)

Sporting Chance (TV Series)

– Whatever Happened to Stephen Doyle? (1981) … (as Anna Jamieson)
Smash Palace
Jacqui Shaw (as Anna Jemison)