ABOUT

Maya Rose Dittloff (ǔkkayǔ”kwīyinnimǎakii/Many Pipes Woman) is Mandan, Hidatsa, and Amskapi Pikuni (Blackfeet) from the Starr School region of the Blackfeet Reservation.  She was trained at UCLA in the School of Theater, Film and Television where she specialized in Directing and Screenwriting. Today, she works as a TV writer as well as director and producer on multiple TV and feature projects in development.
Maya loves stories with a strong female POV and works in drama with a twist of genre.   As a queer BIPOC woman, Maya uses her creative pursuits to ensure her work uses truth and authenticity to reveal new perspectives.
Beyond filmmaking pursuits, she has long been involved with the Native American community while serving as an Ambassador to the American Indian College Fund and as a scholar for the American Indian Business Leaders. In January 2019, she was formally recognized as the Emerging Leader with the Sovereign Bodies Institute, an organization dedicated to MMIW advocacy. She has spoken across the country to bring awareness to the state of Native American representation in the entertainment industry. Today, she works to broaden Indigenous inclusion in the entertainment industry through her role as a Junior Board Member for Young Entertainment Activists and as a member of the Panavision + Made In Her Image inaugural Catalyst Cohort.
Maya's List of Perfect Movies:
1. Moonlight (2016)
2. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
3. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
4. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
5. Boy (2010)
6. Moulin Rouge (2001)
7. The Handmaiden (2016)
8. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
9. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
10. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
11. Y Tú Mama También (2001)
12. The Witch (2015)
13. Harlan County, USA (1976)

WRITTEN BY MAYA: 
Resources for Indigenous Education and Equity in Film and Media

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Manager
Tracy Kopulsky - Grandview
tracy@grandviewla.com

TV Agent
Rukayat Giwa - CAA
rukayat.giwa@caa.com

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