Maya Daisy Hawke makes, edits and performs cinema. Editing credits include double 2022 Sundance Film Festival Audience award winner Navalny (CNN films) and Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2014). She was a 2018 Sundance Nonfiction Directors Residency Fellow, an Advisor at the Sundance Edit and Story Lab 2018, an Advisor at the Sundance New Frontiers Story Lab 2019 and 2020, an Advisor to the Sundance Art of Editing Fellowship 2020, a 2021/22 Sundance Art of Practice fellow and an Advisor at the Sundance Indigenous Nonfiction Shorts lab 2022. Her own projects include Currency of Despair (2014), Box of Birds (2016) and Unfated Yet, presented live at Museum of the Moving Image NYC (2020) and Stupeur Narcissique, LACMA (2020). She is co-director (with Joe Bini) of Little Ethiopia, a live documentary, performed at the Sundance Film Festival, Museum of the Moving Image NYC's First Look (2019), in London at ICA Frames of Representation (2018) and online at IDFA (2020). She premiered a new live cinema piece, Capture Mode, at First Look at Museum of the Moving Image NYC 2021. She is a New Zealand-American.