Masha Lind is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer based in Vienna, Austria.
Her main focus is on observational documentaries, intimate portraits and social impact stories.
Since 2014 she has been working as a freelance director, cinematographer and editor for international companies, cultural projects and social foundations in Paris, Vienna, Moscow, Berlin and other cities.
In 2016 she graduated from Moscow school of new cinema, the course of Direction of photography by Oleg Loukichev, then Darya Khrenova's workshop of Documentary Filmmaking.
Her first documentary "I've believed, I believe" (co-directed by Polina Zavadskaya, produced by Darya Khrenova, 2017) was selected for more than 10 film festivals in Russia, USA, Columbia and India.
In 2021 Masha's documentary "Do before 30" won the 1st prize at Svyataya Anna FF in Moscow and Best Female Director prize at Saint Petersburg International Film Festival. It also was in main competition of the KIN International Women Film Festival in Armenia.
In 2022 Masha finished her creative science documentary "King of the hill" focused on alternative solutions of plastic problem co-directed by Darya Khrenova.
In May 2022 she took part in
a Documentary Film Workshop by Ethnocineca Festival in Vienna and directed a short film "Inna" about a refugee women with children who was separated from her husband because of the war in Ukraine.
Masha is now working on the documentary animation "Wiktoria",
in collaboration with an austrian team: producer Sebastian Postl, editor and dramaturg Gernot Grassl and Paris-based historian Valeria Pitchouguina.
Masha fluently speaks 4 languages: English, German, French and Russian.
Before landing in Vienna she lived and worked in Paris, Boston and Moscow. Among her clients in Austria are Zero Waste Austria, Robo Wunderkind, Newsroom GmbH, InterACT Theater, Terra Mater, Imerys, Kinderherzen.
She is always interested in collaborating with brands and documentary productions in Austria and worldwide.