Born in Moscow, Anna Stoeva started her career as development producer for AGITPROP, top Bulgarian creative documentary production company. High profile co-productions she worked on include The Last Black Sea Pirates (HotDocs 2013, FIPRESCI Award Krakow 2013), Dad Made Dirty Movies (premiere at Visions du Reel 2011) and Paradise Hotel (HBO Bulgaria). In the summer of 2011, after a distribution internship at Magnolia Pictures, Anna co-founded tanuki films. Since then she has been the recipient of the Nipkow Emerging Producers Grant, and worked on projects in Moscow, Berlin and Sofia. Getting Fat In A Healthy Way which she produced in 2015 has been selected at over 70 festivals worldwide and won 15 international awards to date.