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Maya Da-Rin

Maya Da-Rin


Film Director


FrameWork Participant 2016
Script&Pitch Participant 2015


Maya Da-Rin was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1979. She studied Design and Philosophy of Art at the Pontifical Catholic University, and she attended film workshops at the Cuban Film School. In 2010 she moved to France to attend Le Fresnoy, where she graduated with honours, and in 2013 she has been an artist in residence at the LABoral Art Center, in Spain. Her films and video installations have been shown and awarded at film festivals and art institutions such as Locarno, DOK Leipzig, Toulouse, Guadalajara, Sao Paulo Art Biennial, MoMA and New Museum NY. She is currently preparing her first feature film, THE FEVER, selected at TFL’s Script&Pitch and FrameWork, Cinefondation Residence, Cannes’ La Fabrique des Cinemas du Monde and awarded by the Hubert Bals Fund for script and development.

company profile

After having directed the documentary Lands, which premiered at Locarno and was shown at over 40 film festivals around the world, and having taken part at the art residencies Le Fresnoy (France) and LABoral (Spain), Maya Da-Rin creates her own production company.

Tamanduá Vermelho begins its activities producing the feature film The Fever, selected at the Cinéfondation Residence, Torino Script & Pitch Lab and awarded by the Hubert Bals Fund for script and development.