Anna Capunay


Anna Capunay is a Queens, NY native. Her works include:

COWL GIRL  - produced by the Dramatic Question Theatre in 2013. This piece was adapted into a television pilot in 2015 by Arrow and Key Productions and shot at the renowned Cinespace Chicago Film Studios. The pilot garnered numerous laurels including Best of the Fest finalist at the Chicago International REEL Shorts Film Festival 2017.  In April 2022, COWL GIRL received a reading via the NYC-based Unattended Baggage Film and Theatre Company, where she served as the Managing Director. COWL GIRL went on to make its Off-Off Broadway debut in August 2023, at the famed Players Theatre in Greenwich Village where she has an Artistic Residency.  COWL GIRL | Unattended Baggage (

A CAT’S TALE - produced in 2015 by Paula Landry (Idea Blizzard Productions) and directed by Rick Mowat (SnackPack Productions). This piece was subsequently adapted into an independent feature and became an Official Selection at San Francisco’s Best Actors Film Festival 2016, winning Best Director for Comedy and Best Ensemble Cast for Comedy. A CAT’S TALE made its debut at the 2016 Chelsea Film Festival in New York City. (A CAT’S TALE ( and A Cat's Tale ( 

LA GOTA FRIA - awarded a grant from the Queens Council on the Arts. The piece was performed at Thalia Spanish Theatre in Queens, NY, November 2017. The play is loosely based on her family's decision to seek alternative cancer treatments for her mother who had a six-month prognosis to live in 2011. Anna's mom is currently in remission from Stage IV lung cancer.

YOUR SILENT FACE: Anna recently made her directorial debut with the short film she also wrote, YOUR SILENT FACE, which was a recipient of the Queens Council on the Arts Grant in NYC. The short film debuted at the Festival of Cinema NYC in August 2023, winning Best Screenplay. YOUR SILENT FACE is also set to screen in September at the prestigious New York Latino Film Festival.  Your Silent Face (Short) - IMDb

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