After working for several years as a producer and a communication and development manager in film and television, Maria Drandaki founded her own production label Homemade Films in 2009. With a taste for sharp, cutting edge, innovative cinema, Maria has produced and co-produced several successful short and
feature films. Her credits include internationally acclaimed feature films by Syllas Tzoumerkas Homeland (Venice IFF 2010), A Blast (Locarno IFF 2014) & The Miracle Of The Sargasso Sea (Berlinale 2019) and Yorgos Zois Interruption (Venice IFF 2015), multi-awarded short films Limbo (Cannes 2016) and Electric Swan
(Venice IFF 2019) by Konstantina Kotzamani, as well as A Drowning Man by Mahdi Fleifel (Cannes 2017), and debut feature films The Gulf by Emre Yeksan (Venice IFF 2017) and Her Job (Toronto IFF 2018) by Nikos Labôt. She is a member of the EAVE and ACE producers’ networks.