Anastasia has won numerous awards for her performances as an actress, including The Dean Goodman (formerly Dramalogue) Award as Best Actress, and Outstanding Achievement in Theater for her performance as murdering prostitute, Claudia Draper, who fights for her freedom in “Nuts”, and Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of a beguiling and manipulative German reporter in “Sight Unseen”.
She is also the recipient of numerous Cleo awards for commercials co-produced, with original songs and lyrics she wrote for CBS affiliate. In addition, her voice-over skills have garnered awards for projects in which she has provided voice.
Ms. Blackwell was listed as a prominent Gothic writer of the early 21st century, by Andrew Smith, in the Edinburgh Critical Guides, “Gothic Literature”, 2013.
In 2018 Anastasia co-starred in “Disillusioned”, a comedy pilot that won Best Comedy Short in the Nice Film Festival.
In 2019 she co-starred in”Miriam Graves”, winner of Best Thriller and nominee for Best Film and Audience Favorite in the IFS Los Angeles Film Festival.
Her Urban Fantasy screenplay, I AM HUMAN, was selected as finalist for Best Comedy in the ScreenCraft Screenwriters Competition, 2019.