Filmmaker Maja Holzinger grew up in the coastal city of Sopot, Poland. Maja has directed several short films including Call Me Cappy, 2B or not 2B, short documentaries (Fantastic Uvi, shot in Myanmar) and theater plays. She studied cinema and literature at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan. Driven by the love of American Road Cinema, she moved to the United States where she joined the Northwest Film Center in Portland, Oregon to make short films on Super 8. In 2011, she moved to New Orleans to pursue an MFA in Film Production at the University of New Orleans where she later also taught. She is currently co-writing and co-editing a feature length documentary about a musician Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros) and developing her first narrative feature #streetpunxofyangon.