Mariana is a Croatian/Canadian writer and director based in Berlin. She graduated from the Sheridan College Film and Television program in Canada, and since she has written and directed music videos as well as short and long films. Her first feature film, CHASING PAPER BIRDS, on which she was also a producer, is a personal and intimate portrait of the 30-somethings in Berlin. Recently she has written a drama/dark comedy feature which is in development in Croatia. Mariana is also fascinated by genres such as horror, sci-fi, fantasy and stories set in dystopian worlds. Currently she is developing thriller and horror series concepts with themes around escapism and motherhood.