Graduated in 2004 from the Ecole Internationale de Création Audiovisuelle & de Réalisation (EICAR) in Paris, Maharaki received her Bachelor of Fine arts Motion Picture Directing from the European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools (E.A.B.H.E.S) in London.
Maharaki has since won numerous awards for her commercial spots, music videos, scripts and short films.
Passionate with scriptwriting and particularly with storytelling, Maharaki has participated in Hollywood’s premier screenwriting instructor and story consultant, John Truby’s famous master classes “Anatomy of the story» and « 3 essential genres » at la Sorbonne Paris IV.
Maharaki is currently finalizing her first narrative feature film. She is also engaged in the writing of a documentary feature.
Maharaki offers her services has screenwriter and story consultant. She has perfect command the software Final Draft.
Maharaki’s love for moving pictures, her creativity and her sensitivity are fully revealed in her films. With vibrant energy and foolproof professionalism, Maharaki turned her passion into a career.
The Grand Jury Prize – Prix de Court Canal + she won for the directing of her film VIVRE, led her to participate in French producer and director Luc Besson’s master class “making of a movie” at la Cité du Cinéma in Saint-Denis, Paris, France.
Maharaki does not only express her talent through cinema as she also produces and directs music videos, commercials, TV shows and reports.
Several agencies and writers have requested her services. Feel free to contact her to direct your script.
Based in Barbados, Maharaki freelances throughout the Caribbean, directing music videos, advertisements and short TV formats. She is regularly solicited to assist overseas productions, which led her to work with international brand names as well as music super stars such as Rihanna and Shontelle.
Maharaki is fluent in English, speack Creole (language spoken in numerous Caribbean islands), she practices Spanish and has notions of portuguese. Feel free to contact her for your productions in the Caribbean.
Adertising campaign « Garmin » 2014, HD, Barbados
Adertising campaign « Caterpillars earthmovers with Shontelle » HD, Barbados
Adertising campaign « Avon Cosmetics » 2011, 35 mm film, production company: Identity New-York, Barbados
Instyle Magazine behinds the scenes with Rihanna » 2007, HD, The film Group for Instyle Magazine, tournage Barbados
Music video « Move together » 2004, DV, production : Don’s Music for the artist Admiral T featuring Square One, Barbados.