As writer, director, and producer, Anabela Zigova creates films that examine the possibilities of narrative, documentary, psychology, and visual stereotypes; and her work has appeared at:
• Tribeca Film Festival, New York
• LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York
• NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies in New York
• Anthology Film Archives, New York
• Philafilm (SILVER AWARD IN SHORT FILM SUBJECT)
• Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin, Germany
• Lausanne Underground Film Festival, Switzerland
• Nuit Blanche in Paris
• Museums Quarter, Vienna
Her first feature film project was generously supported by the Executive Producer
of Academy Award winning documentary film.
She currently works on final post-production of her feature film documentary entitled “Salto Mortale”, supported by Slovak Audiovisual Fund. Film deals with silence of young Slovaks around files of communist Secret Police.
Anabela Zigova's have done production worked for Loki Films, Slovak TV, Canal+ France, and several other independent and commercial film production companies in New York City, Paris and Slovakia.
She curates online history of political philosophy website connected with the Program for Constutional Government, Harvard University.
Anabela Zigova received a Masters in Fine Arts from l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris, where she lived between 1998 and 2002. She holds her second Masters Degree from the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava. She also studied Film at the School of Visual Arts with support of Foundation Luis Vuitton Moet Hennesy Exchange Grant. Recently, she was a visiting scholar in the Sociology Department of John Jay College of Criminal Justice at CUNY. She has also been studying: Theatre Design at Nothingam Trent University, and Performing Arts at Dartington College in Devon, UK.