Short Biography

 

Anjanette Levert is a journalist, live events producer and documentary filmmaker. She studied journalism at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She has worked in print, broadcast and online in such media outlets as: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, CNN, BET, CBS and BlackandBrownNews.com.

As a live events freelance producer, she created Trevela Film Events and Marketing. For 6 years she Executive Produced the Atlanta 48 Hour Film Project and Festival. She produced the live broadcast of an all-day Brooklyn music festival, Kreyol Fest, to Haiti boosting spirits after the earthquake of January 2010. She created and produced film screenings, workshops and panels as the Associate Director of the Documentary Forum at City College of New York. She’s the founder of the Atlanta Documentary Meetup and is developing, “Yummy Day of Docs: Films and Food.”

As a filmmaker she has made two short films, “Shake It Up and Shake It Down” about Freaknik, Black College Springbreak held in Atlanta, Georgia. Her second film, “The Wedding Proposal” not only earned her a Masters of Fine Arts in Documentary Film from the City College of New York, but won awards and played in over 20 film festivals. Out of her personal need to find a place to get scripts done, she created “The Stonehouse Residency” for writers and artists. While at The Stonehouse she is writing and developing several nonfiction and fictional feature films, including one based on her personal essay, “Free Swim.” In the fall of 2017 she excitedly joins the faculty at Spelman College as an adjunct professor in the newly created major in Documentary Film.

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