Maya Daisy Hawke is a New Zealand-American film editor. She is the creator of, Currency of Despair (2014), Box of Birds (2016), and Unfated Yet (2020). She is co-director of Little Ethiopia, a live documentary, performed at the Sundance FF, at Museum of the Moving Image in NYC, and in London at ICA Frames of Representation (2017-19). As well as Little Ethiopia: Chez Nous, performed online at IDFA (2020). 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. Maya has edited two films with Werner Herzog including "Cave of Forgotten Dreams”.