Valérie Anex is a young Swiss/Irish artist and filmmaker born in Lausanne (CH) living in Berlin (DE). After her obtention of a licence in International Relations at the Graduate Institute in Geneva (CH) in 2007, she stepped into cinema and the visual arts by co-directing a first long documentary "Au-delà des rêves" in collaboration with Karin Bachmann, Raphaël Van Singer and Assane Diop. She continued her studies at the Haute École d'Art et de Design (HEAD) where she obtained a master in critical and curatorial studies (CCC) in 2011. The same year, her photographic work “Ghost Estates” received the price of the City of Geneva and was shown in many international photography festivals and collective exhibitions. In 2012, she started to work as a film editor for both documentary and fiction movies as well as for Swiss national TV (Radio Television Suisse). In parrallel, she continued her own artistic work, focusing mainly on film directing. She directed and produced in collaboration with Christian Johannes Koch the movie "J'ai tout donné au soleil, sauf mon ombre" before directing "Autumn Songs" in 2016. She currently attains a master at the Film University Konrad Wolf in Potsdam-Babelsberg and prepares her next movie "Nebulae" with the producers from Letterbox Collective based in Zürich.