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Maya Hawke
Editing Lab Mentor

United States
Maya Hawke is the creator of the social media video novels Box of Birds and Currency of Despair. As a film editor, she has cut ten feature length documentaries, including two with Werner Herzog. She has edited Apple commercials for Errol Morris and a critically acclaimed series for the BBC about the Assad family of Syria. She was an advisor at the Sundance Edit and Story Lab 2018, and a Sundance Nonfiction Directors Residency Fellow 2018. Maya is a New Zealand-American, she now lives in London.