ZENITH ANDER is a professional voting member of the prestigious BAFTA North America & UK, Australia's AACTA
& is a member of the American Film Institute, Australians in Film, Scottish Screenwriters, Women in Moving Pictures (W.I.M.P.S), and is the founder of Female Film Connect which boasts over 1,900 LA-based film professional members.
Zenith's own production 'Roommates' has won her 11 awards for Best Actress and Best Series for her roles as Tash and Mackenzie.
In May 2023 Zenith's script 'A Good Call' was a semi-finalist at the San Diego International Film Awards, her first script entry into a festival.
In February 2023 she won Best Actress at the Cannes Independent Film Awards, and in 2022 Zenith won Best Actress at the NYC Independent Film Festival, at the Hollywood Blvd Film Festival and Popcorn Joy Film Festival.
In 2021 she won again for Best Actress at the Pure Magic International Film Festival,
and in 2020 at the Flicks Monthly Film Festival, the 1st Monthly Film Festival and the URUVATTI International Film Festival.
She also won Best Web Episode at the Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival in 2020 for 'Eilidh'.
Her work has been a finalist and included in the official selection list of numerous other international film festivals.
In 2023 Zenith launched her Podcast Journey to the Zenith available on Spotify, Apple Music and iHeart.
Zenith's film career spans Australia, Europe and the United States. She hosted the international film festivals:
The World Film Fair held in Santa Monica, California and the Dreamachine Film Festival in North Hollywood, California in 2019.
Zenith is an official selection judge for the BAFTA Student Awards each year
as well as at the NoHo (North Hollywood) Cinefest and for LA Under the Stars Film Festival in 2023.
As an actress, she can be seen in the American network ID Channel’s ‘People Magazine Investigates’ series'
and 'Murder in the Heartland'. She has starred in commercials for Holden Motors, IKEA and Jetstar Airways, and has voiced animation as well as radio commercials and promotions for Australia's ABC and Triple J radio.
As a Scottish-born and Australian-raised actor, Zenith has been called upon time and time again for her unique accent and voice work.
In 2020 Zenith was modeled & featured in Magic Society's online campaign.
Zenith’s theatre career began and was her first introduction to performance.
She starred as Anneke in ‘Shallow Heart’ at the Blue Room Theatre Perth in Australia, the Melbourne Short and Sweet Festival
production of ‘The Knitting Circle’ at the Melbourne Arts Centre, and in Sydney she was cast in Peter Flaherty’s ‘Perfidy’
for Crash Test Drama.
In Victoria, Australia Zenith began her acting career in Children’s Theatre as a teenager for 'Cartoon Creations' of Humphrey B. Bear & Fat Cat fame as a suited character, starring in holiday shows.
The Jack of All Trades' production 'Y2K' at Ripponlea Estate was her first stage play.
She is a live script reader for television professionals in Hollywood with Live Read LA, and has studied improv at the renowned Upright Citizen’s Brigade and Groundlings theater schools. Zenith attended the Beverly Hills Playhouse
for advanced study with renowned Hollywood director Howie Deutch.
She also attended Playhouse West for weekly study with Robert Carnegie.
Her debut television role was as Tania Morgan on the multi-award winning ‘Blue Heelers’, premiered on Channel 7 in Australia while she was still studying at The William Bates Academy of Performing Arts in Melbourne, Australia.
Zenith has starred in a number of short films and her first was in the lead role of
Adrielle in 'Left of Centre' produced and directed by Jode Cowie.
As well as an actor and voice artist, Zenith is a screenwriter and is currently in pre-production.
In 2022 Zenith was awarded and attended an Artists Residency placement in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
to complete her short film script 'InVerse'.
Zenith has worked behind the camera on international blockbusters, commercials and indie films alike. She was the Traffic Assistant Director on George Miller's 'Mad Max, Fury Road', Russell Crowe's 'The Water Diviner',
Bryan Brown & Sam Neill's 'Old School', and location manager and assist for countless national and
international commercials & brands.
PRESS + INTERVIEWS
Zenith Ander is at the British Academy of Film, Television and the Arts Britannia Awards BAFTA Hollywood Los Angeles California
BAFTA Tea Party, January 2020
Zenith Ander is an actress based in Hollywood and has won best actress for Cannes Independent, NYC IFFA and Hollywood Blvd Film Fest