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Anya Adams is an award-winning Canadian-American director best known for directing Black-ish, Fresh Off the Boat, and The Good Place. The Alice Initiative named Adams as one of the top emerging female filmmakers on The Alice List 2020. Since then, Adams has won the NAACP Image Award 2020 for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for GLOW (... See full bio »

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Black-ish Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2014-2020)
The Good Place Director
(2019)
GLOW Director
(2019)
(2018-2020)

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  The Redeemer (first assistant director) (pre-production)
 2014-2017 Black-ish (TV Series) (first assistant director - 31 episodes)
- Juneteenth (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Sprinkles (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- All Groan Up (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Richard Youngsta (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- ToysRn'tUs (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2017 Insecure (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Hella Questions (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Hella Great (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2014 Mission Control (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2012-2014 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (first assistant director - 33 episodes)
- Danny and Mindy (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Girl Next Door (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- An Officer and a Gynecologist (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Think Like a Peter (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Girl Crush (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2012 Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Lost My Power (2012) ... (first assistant director)
 2011-2012 Body of Proof (TV Series) (first assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Going Viral, Part 2 (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Identity (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Occupational Hazards (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Cold Blooded (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Shades of Blue (2012) ... (first assistant director)
  Community (TV Series) (second assistant director - 4 episodes, 2010) (second second assistant director - 4 episodes, 2010)
- Pascal's Triangle Revisited (2010) ... (second assistant director)
- English as a Second Language (2010) ... (second second assistant director)
- Modern Warfare (2010) ... (second second assistant director)
- The Art of Discourse (2010) ... (second assistant director)
- Contemporary American Poultry (2010) ... (second assistant director)
 2009 Whiskey Neat (Short) (first assistant director)
 2009 The Macabre World of Lavender Williams (Short) (assistant director: pick-ups)
 2009 The Lodger (first assistant director)
 2008 Gospel Hill (first assistant director)
 2008 Mostly Ghostly (Video) (additional first assistant director)
 2007-2008 Scrubs (TV Series) (second second assistant director - 2 episodes)
- My Bad Too (2008) ... (second second assistant director - uncredited)
- My Number One Doctor (2007) ... (second second assistant director - uncredited)
  CSI: Miami (TV Series) (second assistant director - 39 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (second second assistant director - 30 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (first assistant director - 18 episodes, 2005 - 2008)
- You May Now Kill the Bride (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- Born to Kill (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- Burned (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- Rush (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- Triple Threat (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2008/II The Run (Short) (first assistant director)
 2007 The Gene Generation (second second assistant director)
 2006 Material Girls (additional assistant director)
 2003 Daredevil (dga trainee)
 2002 Boomtown (TV Series) (dga trainee)
 1999 Providence (TV Series) (dga trainee)
 1997 The Practice (TV Series) (dga trainee)
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