Mixed Operations (MO) 

is a production company engaged in the development and production of motion picture films, television and web series that appeal to diverse audiences and explore social justice themes. Duties include writing original work, all levels of production planning, staffing cast and crews for various productions, fundraising for projects, developing pitches and business plans. Mixed Operations is the production house behind short films America; I Too and Frances the Fish, web series Crazy Love and feature film America’s Family.

Anike Tourse

Writer and Director Anike Tourse plays back a clip surrounded by crew on the Mexico set of “America’s Family”.

is the principal of Mixed Operations (MO); Anike Tourse is a multimedia maker with accomplishments both in front of, and behind, the scenes. She has written for television series including One Life to Live, and Girlfriends, and is the writer and director of award-winning short film America; I Too now in distribution with New Day Films.
Anike has penned and performed several solo shows touring her productions across the country as well as for the Edinburgh (Scotland) Fringe Festival; the largest international theater festival in the world, on a national Nigerian tour sponsored by the 7-UP Bottling Company and most recently as the keynote performance for the Bates College Student orientation. Anike’s projects in development include the animated short film “Frances the Fish” about the little salmon that could.