Anna Maria has received a nomination for the Best Actress Award from the International Festival of Cinema and Technology for her role of Sara in Riccardo Costa's film "Change the World." In 2015 she played a principal role in "Stealing Chanel," a feature directed by Roberto Mitrotti, distributed worldwide by Lifetime Network. Anna Maria has played numerous roles in films including "What Goes Around Comes Around," directed by Susan Batson. In 2012 Anna was honored to play opposite Tony Danza during his private rehearsals and preparing for his role in Joseph Gordon Levitt's film "Don Jon."
Anna Maria has also played several leading and major roles on New York City stages (Joyce Soho; St. Peter Church; The Kitchen; Access Theatre; The Equitable Building Auditorium; Theatre for the New City, South Street Theater, American Museum of Natural History, Shetler Theater 54) as well as acting in "Dinner Party," starring Brian Dennehy; and in a special event created for Roberto Benigni, "Inferno Gala."
New York. A feature film acquired by Lifetime TV for worldwide distribution. Anna plays the mother - a heavy gambler - of Giorgio, a compulsive thief of designer clothing in Manhattan, who is forced into a brutal rehabilitation program with a frumpy heiress and court appointed psychologist. The film has screened at the Carmel International Film Festival, and won Best Director Award at International Film Festival Manhattan.
Anna Maria has done numerous roles on camera and on the stage. Her emotional range is broad as it spans dramatic, humorous, tender and playful.