Maia Martiniak is a director and a creative producer. In her documentaries, she focuses primarily on environmental issues, women and human rights. With her debut UNSEEN, she had a World Premiere at CPH:DOX 2020 and she holds prizes: the Grand Prize and the Audience Award from the One World 2020 (Slovakia) and two Special Mentions from Docudays UA 2021 (Ukraine). From 2005 - 2006 she was co-organizer with Slovak NGO Živica of the first environmental festival, Breath of Earth. In 2007 she joined as a volunteer the European development cooperation GLEN in Mongolia. In 2015 she filmed a campaign “Live fair” for Slovak Platform for Development Organisations and in 2016 she filmed a TV documentary about ecological agriculture in Kenya for Slovak NGO People in Peril. From 2017 she lives in minimalism and she is focusing on a green way of living and filming.