Mai Iskander is an award-winning director and cinematographer. Her first film, Garbage Dreams, premiered at the SXSW Film Festival and the International Documentary Film Festival, won 26 international awards, was shortlisted for the 2010 Academy Awards and nominated for Best Documentary by the Director’s Guild of America. Iskander’s cinematic work resonates universally because it taps the unique soul of each subject. The result is inspired storytelling, simply told with humanity and honesty. Named to SHOOT Magazine’s 2015 New Directors Showcase, Mai has directed multiple spots for Liberty Mutual, Apple Music, and Whirlpool. Her work on the Whirlpool “Care Counts” campaign won a 2016 D&AD White Pencil.