Anas Sareen is a Swiss screenwriter and dramatist based in Paris. Alongside preparing his first short film as a director, he is currently co-staging a theatre and dance piece with French artist Olivier de Sagazaan, due to be shown at the upcoming Venice Dance Biennale.
Has been a programmer for many festivals in Brazil and currently works for Olhar de Cinema - Curitiba IFF and as the Berlinale delegate for Brazil. Graduated from film school at UFF (Niteroi-BR), and was a film critic and editor for web revues Contracampo and Cinética (98-2011). Was the head of international affairs at Ancine (2011-2016). Has directed three shorts and a feature, all of which were selected for different sections of the Cannes FF.