Anne-Marie Symons

Writer / Director / Producer / Comedian

iListen Trailer

Written and Directed by Anne-Marie Symons

iListen TRAILER from Anne-Marie Symons on Vimeo.



Bold, Brave, and Unapologetically Irish

Anne-Marie Symons is an award winning filmmaker and comedian. She grew up in County Cork, Ireland the only girl of six children. She immigrated to the United States as a child and realized then that humor was the best way to find common ground and acceptance. Anne-Marie attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, HB. She has written and produced award winning short films, produced music videos and has performed stand-up comedy all over the world.

Her latest film iListen, a hilarious sci-fi comedy, is currently taking the festival circuit by storm. It has received numerous awards and nominations. Making people laugh and see the humor in life and using that as a tool for empathy and understanding is Anne-Marie’s passion.

In her free time she enjoys gardening and doing home remodeling and construction.


Miami International Sci-Fi Film Festival 2020

Best Sci-Fi Comedy Film - iListen


Oregon Short Film Festival 2020

Best Comedy Film - iListen


Houston Comedy Film Festival 2020

Best Comedy Film (nominated) – iListen


Houston Comedy Film Festival 2020

Best Actress (nominated) – iListen


Portland Comedy Film Festival 2020

Best Director (nomination) - iListen


Manhattan Film Festival (formally Independent Features Film Festival) 2008

Crowd Favorite Buzz Award - Pizza Guy


Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants - The Untold Story

Stand-Up Comedy at the Comedy Palace, San Diego

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