‘Waco’ World Premiere

Last night, Annika attended the world premiere of her latest project, ‘Waco,’ a 6 part series on the new Paramount Network (formerly Spike). The miniseries tells the story of the Waco siege in 1993 and chronicles the standoff between authorities and David Koresh’s religious community. ‘Waco’ premieres tomorrow January 24th at 10/9c on the Paramount Network. Below are photos from the premiere event.

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“The Games We Play” Heading to AFME 2017 + NBFF Screening Date

“The Games We Play” will be featured at the 2017 Albuquerque Film & Music Experience. It will screen on Saturday, June 10th at 4:00pm in the South Broadway Cultural Center. Festival passes can be purchased here, while individual tickets go on sale April 10th.

“The Games We Play” will screen at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00pm at the Starlight Triangle Square Cinema in Costa Mesa, CA. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased here.

Cinequest Q&A

“The Games We Play” premiered last Friday, March 3rd at the Cinequest Film & VR Festival as part of the comedy short films program. After the screening, a Q&A session was held with the directors in attendance. Below are two clips from the Q&A of Annika and her co-star Brooke Nevin. “The Games We Play” will have one more screening this Thursday, March 9th at 8:30pm at the Century 20 in Redwood City, CA. For tickets, please visit Cinequest.

‘The Games We Play’ World Premiere this Friday!

‘The Games We Play’ premieres this Friday, March 3rd at the Cinequest Film & VR Festival in San Jose, California. The short film, which Annika wrote and starred in, will be her directorial debut. ‘The Games We Play’ is being featured in Short Program 7 – Comedy Favorites and will have a total of four screenings throughout the festival:

  1. Friday, March 3rd at 9:30pm – Hammer Theatre / San Jose, CA
  2. Sunday, March 5th at 3:50pm – Century 20 / Redwood City, CA
  3. Monday, March 6th at 4:30pm – Century 20 / Redwood City, CA
  4. Thursday, March 9th at 8:30pm – Century 20 / Redwood City, CA

For tickets, please visit Cinequest.

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience


Annika will be attending this year’s Albuquerque Film & Music Experience. She’ll be there to represent the short film, ‘July and Half of August’ which will be premiering at the festival on April 23rd at 3:30pm at the Guild Cinema. IMDB describes the project as “a simple film about the process of moving on but not making any forward progress.” Tickets to the screening are $8.00 and can be purchased at Hold My Ticket.

‘All American Girl’ Extended & Press Shoot Photos

‘All American Girl’ has been extended into August. Annika’s performance schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, July 24th (8pm)
  • Sunday, July 26th (3pm)
  • Friday, August 21st (8pm)
  • Saturday, August 22nd (8pm)
  • Sunday, August 23rd (3pm)
  • Friday, August 28th (8pm)
  • Saturday, August 29th (8pm)
  • Sunday, August 30th (3pm)

Tickets can be purchased at Brown Paper Tickets. Include the code iluv99 and receive a discount!

Press shoot photos from ‘All American Girl’ have also been added to the Photos section. Click here to view them.

‘Anguish’ World Premiere

Annika’s upcoming movie, ‘Anguish’ is scheduled to premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal later this summer (date TBA). The festival runs from July 14th to August 4th. Below is a still from the film and an announcement of the premiere (source: Fantasia International Film Festival).



The directorial debut of Sonny Mallhi, producer of such singular horror works as THE STRANGERS and AT THE DEVIL’S DOOR. ANGUISH is a frightening and emotionally resonant film that offers supernatural explanations for debilitating adolescent mental illness, featuring a powerhouse lead performance by Ryan Simpkins (A SINGLE MAN).

Social Impact Award + The Fosters Season 3

Congrats to Annika! She was the recipient of the Social Impact Award at AFME 2015 for “Stay Filthy, New Mexico.”

A quick reminder – don’t forget to tune into the season 3 premiere of “The Fosters” tonight at 8/7c on ABC Family to see Annika as “Monte Porter.”