Maya Shah was born in 2003, and is an aspiring filmmaker. Art has always been a huge part of her life. She is a multi-faceted artist with interests in piano, dance, creative writing, and filmmaking. However, filmmaking is what she wants to focus on seriously for the rest of her life. She began making films in sixth grade, and continued all through middle school. By the end of middle school, she knew she wanted to make films for the rest of her life. She wants to focus on directing and editing specifically in the field of film, and currently attends Interlochen Arts Academy, where she is majoring in the Motion Picture Arts Program. Here, she is receiving excellent hands-on experiences with state of the art equipment, and is also building her portfolio and artist statement for college.