Marie is a graduate of Prague Film School, FAMU. Following that, she pursued her Master’s Degree in Film Directing at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. Her narrative/documentary short films were screened and have received awards at different film festivals worldwide.
In addition, Marie is the recipient of the 16th Annual Student Filmmaker Award by the Director’s Guild of America. She is also the 2011 Spike Lee Production Fund Award recipient and the 2010 Sloan Film Production Grant recipient as well as the Jerome Foundation production grant recipient. Her work was shortlisted at the AICP Show in New York and at the Cannes 2010 Young Directors Award Show. She was awarded the World Bronze Medal at the 2010 International Advertising Awards in Shanghai, as well as 1st Prize at the 2010 Porsche Awards in Germany.
Her short film Who's Who in Mycology received Student Academy Award and screened at Telluride Film Festival, Palm Springs Int. ShortFest, Karlovy Vary Int. Film Festival, Fantasia Film Festival and many others.
Marie's currently filming a documentary series about young breakthrough artists living in New York City.