Anastasia was born in a small town on the border of Ukraine and Romania shortly before the collapse of the Soviet Union. She got her start as an independent filmmaker in Odesa, Ukraine, where she wrote and directed short films and commercial videos. She later got a BA in Cinema Studies from Sorbonne University, and also briefly studied at FAMU in Prague.
Anastasiia's pursuit of a career in film and TV eventually led her to Canada where she specialized in film and television production at Sheridan College. Since 2016, Anastasiia has been working in visual effects production for major Hollywood films and TV series. Her credits include Justin Lin’s "F9: The Fast Saga", Guillermo del Toro’s "The Shape of Water", and John Logan’s "Penny Dreadful" among others. In parallel, she has been working as a script analyst and developing a portfolio of scripted pilots. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America, and she splits her time between Montreal and Odesa.