Valérie Anex is a young Swiss/Irish artist and filmmaker born in Lausanne (CH) and living in Berlin (DE). She stepped into cinema and the visual arts by co-directing a first long documentary "Au-delà des rêves" in collaboration with Karin Bachmann, Raphaël Van Singer and Assane Diop. After her studies at the Haute École d'Art et de Design (HEAD) where she obtained a master in critical and curatorial studies (CCC) in 2011. Her photographic work “Ghost Estates” received the price of the City of Geneva and was shown in many international photography festivals and collective exhibitions.
After that, she decided to focus mainly on film directing and writing. She directed and produced in collaboration with Christian Johannes Koch the movie "J'ai tout donné au soleil, sauf mon ombre" as well as "Autumn Songs" in 2016. She currently finishes her masters degree at the Film University Konrad Wolf in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Parallel to that, she prepares her first feature length movie "Nebulae", produced by Letterbox Collective. In 2017, she also founded with a group of fellow women filmmakers the film collective F9, with whom she collaborates on a research project about the female gaze.