Maximiliane Mainka

Maximiliane Mainka

Editor, Director, Screenplay, Writer


Maximiliane Mainka is a German film director, best known for her work on the award-winning feature film "Das Glück der Liebe" (The Joy of Love). Born in 1982 in Bonn, Germany, Maximiliane has always had a passion for film. As a student, she studied film directing and editing at the University of Television and Film Munich, and graduated in 2008.

In 2008, Maximiliane wrote and directed her first feature film, "Das Glück der Liebe", which won multiple awards at several international film festivals. The film tells the story of a young couple, Anna and Jan, who struggle to find happiness in their relationship. Through their journey, they learn to appreciate each other and the importance of true love. The film was praised for its honest portrayal of the complexities of relationships, and for its sensitive direction.

Since then, Maximiliane has directed several shorts and feature films, including "The Perfect Moment" (2011), "Frozen Dreams" (2012), and "A Silent Voice" (2013). Her films are known for their strong female characters and their realistic and intimate portrayals of relationships.

Maximiliane is also a successful producer, having produced two feature films, "The Perfect Moment" and "Frozen Dreams". She is passionate about creating films that tell important stories and challenge the status quo.

In addition to her film work, Maximiliane is also an active member of the German Filmmakers Association, which she joined in 2010. She has been a part of numerous committees and initiatives, and has been a vocal advocate for gender equality in the film industry.

Maximiliane is an inspiring filmmaker who has been able to make her mark in the industry despite her young age. Her films are both critically acclaimed and beloved by audiences, and her commitment to telling meaningful stories is evident in her work. Maximiliane is an inspiring role model for aspiring filmmakers, and her success is proof that hard work and dedication can lead to success.