ANN LUPO is an award-winning writer, director, producer, actor, editor, graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the arts and a romantic through and through. Her debut feature film, IN REALITY, which she wrote, directed, produced, edited and starred in has screened at fifteen film festivals domestically and internationally winning eleven awards including the Jury and Audience Award at Austin Film Festival and the Special Jury Mention at Los Angeles Film Festival.
After completing a festival tour in 2018, she and fellow producer, Holly Meehl, lead a self-distribution campaign to release the film in 2019 on VOD platforms (iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay) a process which they outline in a two-part interview with the Sundance Institute. (Part 1, Part 2)
As an actor she was named one of the Best Movie Performances of 2019 by IndieWire along side Lupita Nyongo, Elizabeth Moss, Brie Larson and more. As an editor her work has ranged from Ford F150 commercials, to Vimeo Staff Picked short docs. As a human being she enjoys collaborating with her friends and spending time in nature.