Author and filmmaker Anne Cottringer was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. She received her bachelorís degree from the University of Western Ontario before moving to London, where she studied at both the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal College of Art. Cottringer then began work as a freelance cinematographer and director of film and television, traveling extensively to make documentaries for British television in Africa, South America, India, and throughout Europe. She continues to work in the film industry. though after the birth of her first son, her focus has shifted to writing. She has gained success as the author of several childrenís books, including Ella and the Naughty Lion, Danny and the Great White Bear, and Bruna. Her first childrenís novel, Singing It, was short listed for the Young Minds Book Award 2008. She lives in Hereford, England and continues to write between freelance jobs. (07/09)
Hell to Pay
A film by Alexandra Anderson and Anne Cottringer, 1988, 52 min., Color
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