Maia Stern made a film about her father shaving his beard when she was 7. She grew up in Washington, DC and received a BA in Media Studies at Pitzer College. After graduating, she worked at Cornerstone Agency - a creative marketing agency in New York City. She then went on to work at The FADER, managing and producing all original content for FADER TV. 

Maia is currently a freelance video producer, shooter and editor living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Her pals and former co-workers said it best here.