Star Track - Anna Storm

The story of Anna Storm, a 90's baby with 3 Emmys under her belt. A singer/song writer, but won awards at every film she led. What a girl.

  • Shihyun Wang
    Director
  • Anna Storm
    Writer
  • Charles DeNatale
    Writer
  • Shihyun Wang
    Producer
  • Anna Storm
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Charles DeNatale
    Key Cast
    "Host"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 10, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Shihyun Wang

In 2015, a semi-retired CPA/realtor started a youtube channel, 5 years later, her two channels had 13 million views. Wishing to prove the original videos are not Tube junks, she sent a few late 2016. 5 years later, she got 960 IMDb awards including 36 Remi Awards from Worldfest Houston.

To overcome funding challenges every Indie filmmakers faced, she wrote, edit and produced most of her 500+ films. To prove training and experience comes in second after talent, she made documentaries, comedy, Sci-Fi, horror, musical, romance and even western. To prove we can still make meaningful films during Covid quarantine, she made films in Taiwan and remotely directed many films in USA in 2020. Her 24 films produced during Covid Pandemic won 14 Accolade Global Competition award , 16 Indiefest Awards, 9 Best Shorts Awards during quarantine between Jan 2020 till May 2021. .While 54th Worldfest Houston awarded her with 4 Silver and 3 Bronze Remi for 7 films produced in 2020 and 2021..In 2022, she won a record number of 11 Worldfest Houston awards in 10 different category. Including a Special Jury award in HipHop music video. and in 2023, she won 16 more awards at Worldfest Houston. Including 5 gold, 6 silver, 5 bronze, for films made in USA, Taiwan, Poland, Italy, Thailand, Switzerland, England, and Spain.
It is hard to walk this path, but "Best Film 2017" from Hell Chess Film Festival proved this is the route to take. Thanks for Mindfield, Pinnacle and Royal Wolf for giving me encouragement and support over the years. And thanks for Bare Bone festival for awarding me best produced documentary in 2020. It takes a lot for festival to award an unknown filmmaker top awards but 25th annual Indie Gathering gave 2 awards while 12th annual Socal Film Awards gave out 3 awards.

Thanks to my talented cast and crew. Thanks to the judges and viewers for liking our efforts. Filmmaking is magical, it took me to places I have never been before.

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Director Statement

I met Anna in 2019 and cast her on her to play a doctor in my Feature Anna Nicole. She did great and then we hook up 2 years later and she won in every film I cast her in. Then she won 3 Emmys as a singer song writer in 2023.