Maya Connors

Maya Connors (*1985 in Freiburg, Germany) is an artist and filmmaker and lives in Hamburg. She studied Visual Communication/Film at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg and is a founding member of VETO Film, a platform for experimental film and video art.

Screenings/Exhibitions (selection)

2018 "[NOT] AT HOME" VOLUME II - Group exhibition at Altonale Art Festival Hamburg

Bewerberinnen und Bewerber für das Hamburger Arbeitsstipendium 2018, Kunsthaus Hamburg

2017 Transcinema, Lima, Peru

"Through your eyes"  - CAA Shanghai

Eureka Festival del Cine Universitario, Bogotá, Colombia

Thai Short Film and Video Festival Bangkok, Thailand

CineClub Hugo del Carril, Córdoba, Argentina
Festival International del Cine de Cosquín, Argentina
Filmreihe Köln

2016 San Sebastian International Film Festival
Split Film Festival
Kunstfilme im Royal Kino Baden, Switzerland

2015 5. Koreanische Filmtage Hamburg
Festival International del Cine de Cosquín
2014 Karlsruher Kurzfilmnacht
Projektraum LOTTE, Stuttgart
DOK.fest Munich DOK.forum
Grenzlandfilmtage Selb
Dokumentarfilmwoche Hamburg
Filmfest Schleswig-Holstein
2013 video/film tage, Koblenz
Nordische Filmtage, Lübeck
Migrant Film Festival, Ljubljana
Dokumentarfilmwoche, Hamburg
2012 Dukafest, Banja Luka
Gazpachosession #2, Galerie 21
Open Eyes Filmfest, Marburg
backup_festival, Weimar
Timishort Film Festival, Timisoara
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück
2011 Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade
KLEINO – Filmkunst auf 6 Etagen, Hamburg

Awards/publications

2018 DAAD Travel Grant to Argentina

2018 Artists Grant of the City of Hamburg

2017 Best Short Film at FICIC, Argentina

2016 Berenbreg Film Award, HFBK Hamburg
2015 VIDEOFOCUS / Stigmart10 Videobiennale
2014 Audience Award, Grenzlandfilmtage Selb
2014 Shortfilm Award, Filmfest Schleswig-Holstein
2013 Karl H. Ditze Annual Grant
2010 Karl H. Ditze Grant for International Mobility