Ana Asensio

Actress, Writer, Director


Asensio is an international actress, writer and director from Spain, currently living in Brooklyn, New York. Her first feature film as a writer/director, Most Beautiful Island won the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2017, played in over fifty film festivals around the world and it was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards 2018. 

 She has worked on Spanish TV drama series as actress, directed contemporary plays and adapted a best seller Spanish novel into a one-woman show (awarded in 2013). Asensio’s film credits as actress include: The Afterlight by Craig Macneill and Alexei Kaleina, The Archive by Oscar winning director Ethan Spiglan, Zenith by Vladan Nikolic, and the HBO short film Betty La Flaca by Hugo Perez. 

 She has produced and performed in three contemporary one-woman shows and toured them around the world. Ana is currently working on her second script, which was part of the Film Two Sundance Lab in March of this year and most recently received a grant from CineReach.