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Maya Newell

Maya has made award-winning short documentaries, and recently directed Growing Up Gayby (2013) and Gayby Baby (2015), made with Charlotte Mars. Gayby Baby screened at festivals internationally, was selected for GoodPitch² Australia 2014, broke cinema-on-demand records, nominated for an ACCTA, AWGIE and won an ATOM award. The accompanying education resources are the first in Australia to represent LGBTI families. Maya’s new documentary KIDS (working title) is currently in development and was pitched at Goodpitch² Australia 2016, aiming for release in 2018/9.