Born 1984 ASH grew up in Nakskov, Denmark. A graduate of the German Film und Television Academy Berlin, her first feature film LIMBO (2014) premiered at the San Sebastian International Film Festival and subsequently showed at among others the IFF Rotterdam, SXSW and Copenhagen PIX, before being nominated for a European Discovery Award at the 2015 European Film Awards. 
Her second feature GIRAFFE (2019), produced by Komplizen Film  and co-produced by Profile Pictures , had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival in August 2019 to great critical acclaim and subsequently screened among others at San Sebastian IFF, Mar del Plata IFF, Thessaloniki IFF and Viennale, where it won the FIPRESCI Award, as well as Achtung Berlin where it won the New Berlin Film Award for Best Feature. Giraffe ist distributed by Grandfilm and was released in German cinemas in August 2020 to critical acclaim and won the award for Best Feature Film 2020 by the Association of German Film Critics in spring 2021.

Anna Sofie is a previous recipient of grants from Nordisk Film Fondet, Lolland Kommune Kunstlegat, the German National Academic Foundation, Danske Filminstruktører, Statens Kunstfond and Villa Aurora // Thomas Mann Haus Residency in Los Angeles. She lives in Berlin. 

© Festival de San Sebastian / Picture: Ulises Gutierrez 2019   ​​​​​​​
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