Trained initially as an actor she toured with political theatre companies then ran Metro Theatre Company with Stephen Daldry before studying screenwriting and production at UCLA Los Angeles.
After working at Roger Corman's /Carolco Studios and in development she returned to make her own films and wrote for Dogme TV (C4) and BBC2 features. Anita produced for E2 Films on feature length documentary RFK MUST DIE (LUFF London Film Focus 2007) and Second Generation a comedy feature about ethnic characters in BRICK LANE (dir. Shane O'Sullivan). On, GOD IN MY POCKET, an innovative mobile feature shot in Paris in 2007, she acted again for the first time in fifteen years to the screen of a tiny Siemens mobile.
She is currently a tutor for various organisations including new global internet training start up IMAGINOX Creative Arts Academy, launched in 2011. Prior to that she was elected co-Chair of the New Producers Alliance from 2006-2010 and trained countless filmmakers both in UK , Tunisia and Romania. She has spent time living in LA, Ireland & Paris.