Ajna Films is an award-winning production company founded by director/producer Alysa Nahmias with a focus on quality storytelling in both nonfiction and fiction.

Ajna Films releases have garnered numerous prizes, including an Independent Spirit Award, and they have been exhibited at top film festivals and museums, including the Sundance Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Venice Biennale, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Distribution partners worldwide have included Netflix, HBO, Factory 25, and PBS.

Nahmias' directing credits include Unfinished Spaces, and she produced the Sundance Jury Award-winning documentary Unrest by director Jennifer Brea; the scripted feature No Light and No Land Anywhere by writer/director Amber Sealey with executive producer Miranda July; Shield and Spear by director Petter Ringbom; and Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq by director/producer Nancy Buirski with creative advisor Martin Scorsese, which premiered at the 2013 New York Film Festival and the Berlinale.

Nahmias is sought after as a director, producer, executive producer and consultant. She has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine as an innovator in the new landscape of independent film distribution, and she was a co-author of the groundbreaking Sundance Creative Distribution Case Study on Unrest. Nahmias is a Sundance Institute Fellow and a Film Independent Fellow. She holds degrees from New York University and Princeton University.

Consulting clients include:

Weed the People (dir. Abby Epstein)
People's Republic of Desire (dir. Hao Wu)
Tocando La Luz (dir. Jennifer Redfearn)
From Baghdad to the Bay (dir. Erin Palmquist)
Ladybuds (dir. Chris Russo)
Paper Cities (dir. Masha Pantaleyeva)

Email us to inquire about independent film production, financing, and distribution consultations.

 
     
 
             
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