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HAMLET WELCOME MAYA MARGOLINA.
19 May 2023

Director Maya Margolina has made her way to HAMLET for work in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and China. Born in Uzbekistan and based in New York, Margolina is a cultured talent with a background in fashion, beauty, and music supervision.

The latter inspired her to make music videos for her friends, which then led to a stint in Conde Nast's video department. Content for titles like Vogue and Allure let her develop her technical and artistic skills, as well as direct high-profile names like Kendall Jenner and Amanda Seyfried.



Such work impressed HAMLET EP Marie Archambeaud, who says: "We noticed immediately that Maya had something special: the small twist in her films that made us smile. Between fashion, lifestyle and comedy, Maya can turn a potentially ordinary film into a fresh and personal object. Portraying strong women and people in her own way, Maya brings a free spirit to the table."

The last word goes to Margolina: "I'm beyond excited to join a company who’s visual integrity aligns with my own aesthetic. I feel like they not only understand but establish the visual vernacular of culture two years from now." Roll on 2025!



More of Maya Margolina's work can be found here. To discuss a potential collaboration, drop Jason Felstead a line via jason@hamlet.tv

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