Award-winning filmmaker Tanya Maryniak directs and edits documentary films that inspire social change. With a degree in New Media from Ryerson, Tanya has worked in film and television since 2000, traveling to some of the planet’s remotest corners to satisfy her storytelling addiction.


Tanya’s work has screened at film festivals worldwide and aired on CBC, Bravo!, Discovery Channel, History Channel, Knowledge Network, W Network, CMT, Animal Planet, MuchMusic, OLN and Global TV.


Recently, Forgotten Huts, a film Tanya directed was nominated for 6 Leos, including Best Documentary and Best Direction in Documentary. The Prestige Film Awards honoured Tanya’s film Every Child with their Humanitarian Award and Gold Award for Best Directing. Tanya received two Leo nominations for her work with academy-award winner John Zaritsky on Do You Really Want To Know? and Wild Horse Redemption. And in 2016, her skills were key to winning the Leo’s Best Documentary Award for Network Entertainment’s Johnny Cash American Rebel.