Maya Ortega – First Assistant Director
Maya graduated from Colorado State University with a B.A. in Liberal Arts. As a writer, she has sought to diversify her experience in film to better in- form her writing.
She has acted in several plays, including a bilingual adaptation of Catastrophe by Samuel Beckett under director Eric Prince, head of Center for Studies in Beckett and Performance.
She has produced short films and documentaries in San Diego, Denver, and Savannah. Social Studies premiered at the Dawn Breakers International Film Festival in Zurich.
Silk Road House presents: ‘Iranian Taboo,’ a 2011 documentary on the Baha’i community in and outside of Iran…The film is an official selection at the Dawn Breakers International Film Festival.