Hanna Badziaka hails from Minsk, Belarus. In 2009, she graduated masters degree in Philology from the Belarusian State University. Worked as a video journalist for independent online media and, later, for the only independent TV channel in Belarus. Her focus as a journalist is on social problems and daily life issues. After acquiring vast experience in creating in-depth video reports, she got interested in documentary filmmaking. Participated in creating several documentaries and worked as a director and scriptwriter for TV project focused on short documentaries. Now working as a co-director on a feature documentary.