Anna Bick Rowe

Anna Bick Rowe is an Oscar®-nominated and Emmy award-winning Executive Producer for Smartypants Pictures. She thrives on being “multilingual” within the industry, seamlessly navigating between commercial, nonprofit, and documentary projects. 

She was an Executive Producer for Stranger at the Gate, Executive Produced by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai and nominated for a 2023 Academy Award®. The film is part of the Emmy- and Peabody-nominated Secret Life of Muslims project (SXSW), a series that has been viewed more than 70 million times. 

Her other award-winning films include the underdog sports film The Home Team (SXSW), the story of a 11-year old refugee who arrives in New York City Zain’s Summer (National Geographic), the behind-the-scenes film about Annie’s Broadway revival It’s the Hard Knock Life (PBS), and the portrait of an artist obsessed with death The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano (Tribeca Film Festival, New York Times Op-Docs) which won the IDA Documentary Award and became the most viewed Op-Doc of the year.

Anna has also produced branded content for clients including adidas, Delta Air Lines, The Lincoln Motor Company, Macy’s, Snapchat, Amazon, Cadillac, Indeed, Cooper Tires, Ford Motor Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and Lenovo.