Monica H. Anderson, a former still photographer and theatrical director, brings a dynamic visual style and a strong emphasis on actor’s performance to every production she directs. Creative and energetic, she has over 20 years experience in film and stage direction and production, and is one of the very best directors of children's spots on the planet. A rarity in the children's toy market, Monica's work includes products for boys, girls, teens, tweens and the combinations in-between.
Her credits include “Whatever Happened to the Dinosaurs!”, an award winning 30-minute science adventure for kids; the 18-part “Math Place” series for Scholastic, Inc.; the award winning Corporate Image film for Johnson Controls, Inc., as well as numerous commercial spots for, among others, Fisher Price, Mattel, Nickelodeon, Toys 'R' Us and Hasbro.
Monica's General Reel features spots and videos for Food (including celebrities like Emeril, Lydia and Ingrid Hoffman), Branded Content for clients like Food Network and BBC, Direct Response, and multi-award-winning Corporate image films. Monica is currently filming and directing the feature documentary "And So We Ride...".