Maria Ann Hylton

Film Director
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  • A Way Out
    2019 — Short Film
  • Life
    2014 — Short Film — 10 mins
  • Waiting
    2012 — Short Film — 10 mins
  • Bittersweet
    2011 — Short Film — 17 mins
  • The Couple
    2005 — Short Film — 8 mins
  • 2011 — Winner
    Ballinamore International Film Festival — Best Director. Bittersweet
  • 2011 — Nominee
    Clones Film Festival — Best Short. Bittersweet
  • 2005 — Nominee
    Jameson National Short Film Competition — . The Couple
  • 2005 — Nominee
    Cork Film Festival — . The Couple

Maria is originally from Hackney, East London and studied as an actress at E15 Acting School. She has worked as a professional actress in both London & Dublin. Maria is also a playwright and several of her plays including ‘Conditioned’, ‘Out Of Control’ & ‘No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs’ have been staged in theatre venues in Ireland.

She has a Masters in Science in Digital Film Production from Staffordshire University and is an award winning director & writer of the short films ‘The Couple’ (2005), ‘Bittersweet’ (2011) and ‘Waiting’ (2012). She is currently enjoying success with her fourth short ‘Life’ (2014) which was included in the Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival 2014.

She has a short film currently in development, ‘A Way Out’, which will go into production in November 2014. She is now working on new material for her first feature film ‘Numb and Lily & Stanley’.