Anastasia Reshetnikova

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About me


Anastasia Reshetnikova is a Russian/Dutch actress based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


She speaks Russian, English, and Dutch languages and has Russian & EU passports.


Selected from over 3000 applicants from 123 countries, she's recently joined the 2021 edition of Berlinale Talents, being the first-ever Russian actress invited. 


Anastasia has been acting since the age of eleven and received her Bachelor's degree from The Russian Institute of Theatre Arts - GITIS: the largest and oldest independent theatrical arts school in Russia.


She has also followed an intensive program 'acting for film & TV' at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.


In 2021 Anastasia has followed the International Screen Acting Workshop - ISAW'21 at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg toghether with a group of 12 young international actors, selected from 400 applicants. 


Also, this year, together with 42 Berlinale Talents alumni, she has co-created and acted in a feature film ENSEMBLE and played a role in the second season of a popular British series, which is to be released in 2022 in 99 counties (incl. the UK, the USA and the Netherlands).








Berlinale Talents


Selected from over 3000 applicants from 123 countries, I've recently joined a group of 204 participants at the 2021 edition of BERLINALE TALENTS, being the first-ever Russian actress invited.


"Berlinale Talents is the annual summit and networking platform of the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) for the outstanding creatives from the fields of film and drama series."


Congratulations to all the talents and projects selected for this year’s edition and thank you to everyone at Berlinale Talents, I am very grateful for the opportunity!


Anastasia's Berlinale Talents Alumna page

It's a wrap! 


Ingelijst is a one-shot horror film directed by Kiko Morah. 


"Three former friends take a trip down memory lane in their abandoned middle school where they get caught off guard by a deafening silence."


Language: Dutch




Ingelijst (Framed)

Berlinale Talents Alumna page
Article about Anastasia Reshetnikova at a page of the Russian Institute of Theater Arts - GITIS
Article in the Russia Newspaper (
Interview with Anastasia Reshetnikova for Moviestart
Dutch dreamers participating in Berlinale Talents 2021

Cannes Film Festival 2021 - Round table at the Russian Pavilion

Статья на сайте АртМосковия
Статья на Работники ТВ
Статья на MovieStart
Статья на сайте Российской Газеты (

International casting directors, agents, actors, and producers have discussed the future of Russian talent on the world stage in a panel discussion at the Russian Pavilion, co-hosted by the Casting Bridge Community — a community of English-speaking Russian acting talents abroad.

'Russian talent is now thriving by securing more roles in international projects. The incredible pool of diverse talent is rightfully getting recognized by the international industry and is receiving professional acclaim for the strength of their performances and versatility.'


Debbie McWilliams

Leading international casting director who has cast the last 14 James Bond films which has taken her all around the world, casting A list stars and unknown actors. She has worked with directors like Danny Boyle, Derek Jarman, Roman Polanski, Stephen Frears, Anthony Minghella, Sam Mendes, Ron Howard to name a few.


Steve Cash

Agent and co-founder of Subtitle Talent Agency, that represents some of European finest established and emerging actors, providing management and development of their careers internationally.


Alexander Kuznetsov

Actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist known for his characters in such films as
“Why don’t you just die”, “Acid” and “Leto” directed by Kirill Serebrennikov, in
official Cannes competition 2019. And this year, he stars in Rachel Lang’s film
“Our men” (Mon légionnaire) presented in Directors’ Fortnight program.

Anastasia Reshetnikova

Russian / Dutch actress, based in Amsterdam. Selected from over 3000 applicants from 123 countries as a 1st ever Russian actress at Berlinale Talents 2021. Her filmography includes over 20 projects with roles in Russian, English and Dutch.


Julia Khamitova

Actress, producer and co-founder of Casting Bridge Community, an international community of Russian-speaking actors.

Sanja Drakulić

Actress, casting director and CEO of Duart Company, the 1st digital casting
platform in the South East of Europe. Over the last 3 years, 80 actors were cast in 12 foreign projects thanks to her platform. Her credits as casting director include: the pilot of TV series “The Dark Tower” (Amazon) and films “Ibiza” (Netflix) and “Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” (Lionsgate).



Press release in English

Anastasia Reshetnikova and Debbie McWilliams


ENSEMBLE is a collective audiovisual work directed by 42 film-professionals from 32 countries, all alumni of Berlinale Talents 2021.

After the festival took place online, they initiated a cinematographic dialogue across continents in a time of global pandemic.
Main Cast : Anastasia Reshetnikova, Marina Palii, Nina Kiri, Sheenly Gener. article / IMDB page / Facebook page

International Screen Acting Workshop - ISAW'21 at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg  

At the end of 2021 I have followed the International Screen Acting Workshop - ISAW'21 at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg toghether with a group of 12 young international actors, selected from 400 applicants. 


"Since it was founded in 1991, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg has become one of the world’s leading film academies." (


More information about the Workshop /Official website of the Academy

Get in touch

Ines de Vos



 AVAnti Productions & Management Ltd.


7 Pakside Mews, Hurst Road, Horsham, RH12 2SA, England, UK 

Tel: +44 (0)7999193311

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