/Maya Yadlin

Maya Yadlin


Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, on 8.4.92. From 2009 – 2010, she studied cinema and literature in ”Hadarim high school” and worked at many film sets. From 2014 – 2019 she was a student in “Minshar school of art” in Tel Aviv. Since 2014 she has been working as a freelancer editor. Most of her films are about her family and she plays in them along with her real family members. Her first short film, made at the third year in “Minshar” (2019), was “Fine” which participated in many festivals around the world including Warsaw Film Festival, Filmschoolfest Munich- where it was awarded as the “most original film” + ” the audience’s favorite”, and Yadlin herself was nominated as a member of the jury the year after.

Her graduation short film in 2020, “As You Like”, was sponsored by “Rabinovich Foundation” and premiered at “Show Me Shorts Film Festival”, New Zealand. In 2021 she directed and wrote the short film “Killing ourselves”, sponsored by “Gesher Film Foundation” and is going to be premiered at “Arava International Film Festival”. In addition, during her studies she produced a number of films for her classmates and made some more short and experimental films, which won several prizes. Today she is filming a short film “Khachapuri Tutorial”, sponsored by “The New Fund for Cinema and TV” and she is writing her feature film. In 2020 she received Grand Prix of the IFF Etiuda&Anima in ETIUDA competition.