Rachel Maxine Anderson is an Australian director based in Brisbane. A strong believer that there is strength in vulnerability, Rachel is drawn to telling honest stories that explore themes of home, family and identity. Rachel's body of work includes web series content, short films and commercials.
Rachel made her web series directing debut with LGBTQ series Two Weeks (2018), created by Mary Duong. Rachel and Mary then went on to co-create factual series Bananas (2019) as part of the Screen Queensland and SBS Unscripted Initiative. Bananas is a series about their shared experiences as Asian-Australians living in Queensland and can now be streamed on SBS on Demand. Bananas will also screen as part of the Episodic Pilot Competition at SXSW 2020.
Moving forward in her career, Rachel is inspired to continue working in the episodic space for web, SVOD and television projects. She is determined to continue telling authentic, female driven stories and representing the under represented.