Anna Campion was born in Wellington, New Zealand to a noted theatrical family. Campion worked for five years as professional actress before moving to London to pursue a fine arts degree at Goldsmith College. Encouraged by sister, Jane, to make films, Campion completed an MA in film at the Royal College of Art. Her first short , The Audition , featuring her sister and mother, won a BBC Student Drama Prize in 1989. Campionís second short, Broken Skin (1991), competed at the Cannes Film Festival. Anna Campion is also the writer and director of Loaded (1994). (08/09)
A film by Anna Campion, 1990, 24 min., Color
The filmmaker's sister, Jane Campion, journeys home to New Zealand to audition her onetime actress mother for a small role as a schoolteacher in her f...