Ajna Films is an award-winning production company founded by director/producer Alysa Nahmias. Ajna Films produces documentary and scripted features as well as short-form and series work, with a focus on ambitious, cinematic, and emotionally resonant storytelling.

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, the Berlinale, South by Southwest, 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 The New Bauhaus. She produced the Sundance Jury Award-winning Unrest by director Jennifer Brea; the scripted feature No Light and No Land Anywhere by writer/director Amber Sealey with executive producer Miranda July; 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 2019 Sundance Institute Momentum Fellow and a creative advisor for Film Independent Global Media Makers and Sundance Institute Catalyst Forum. She holds degrees from New York University and Princeton University and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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