is a Toronto-based director, writer and actor of Vietnamese descent. After graduating from York University with a BA in Theatre she began her career as a filmmaker and has written, produced, and directed multiple independently-funded short films to date.
As a director, Marianna strives to tell bold and original stories that give the unrepresented and marginalized a voice. She makes a conscious effort to make sure her sets are inclusive in front of camera and behind the scenes. She is an emerging artist whose mission is to break boundaries and challenge the status quo while telling stories that entertain and enlighten audiences.