Anthony Vander is an award winning Filmmaker. In 2017 and 2018 Anthony was nominated by the Chairwoman of Media Com UK as a top ten creative trailblazer for Black History Month.
Anthony's work was featured during We Are Parable and British Film Institute 'WHO WE ARE' season in July 2020 which shined a light at Black British filmmakers in the UK. Anthony is a BFI x BAFTA Crew 2021 filmmaker.
His first short film ‘Hooligan’ screened at The Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival in 2012. In 2014, Anthony’s directorial debut feature film, 'Sweetboy' had its North American première at the American Black Film Festival and in 2017 aired on London Live television multiple times. His second short film 'Spar' screened at festivals including S.O.U.L Connect and The Miami Independent Film Festival. Anthony has just finished directing his third short film 'Fading', a female led drama about a young woman’s battle to overcome a brutal attack; as her attacker seeks a path to redemption.
Anthony is currently developing two feature films 'The Tutor' and ‘Amateur’. The film is currently being produced by British production company Distortion Entertainment.