Celebrated for her visually stunning and female-driven films, writer/director Danishka Esterhazy has delighted audiences across Canada and around the world with her haunting stories. Danishka is a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre and the National Screen Institute. Her debut feature, Black Field, won the Best Feature Drama award at Vancouver’s Women in Film Festival and the Best Canadian Feature award at Toronto’s Female Eye Film Festival.
Danishka’s films have screened in festivals, theaters and galleries around the world including the Rome International Film Festival, the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea, the Short Film Festival of India, La Maison Rouge in Paris, Kölner Filmhaus in Germany and the Reel Women International Film Festival in Hollywood. Her films have been broadcast on Bravo, CBC and Super Channel. Danishka is also a recipient of the prestigious Kodak New Vision Award for most promising female Canadian director – awarded by Women in Film and Television Toronto.
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