Mahaliyah Ayla O is an award winning filmmaker from the East Bay Area.
She graduated from USC's School of Cinematic Arts with an MFA in Film & Television Production.
She is based in Los Angeles and is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment.
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NBCUniversal 2018 Short Film Festival
Critics Choice Award
2018 Student Academy Awards
Frameline: The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival
AT&T Audience Award for Best Short
BENT: the 27th annual Sacramento LGBTQ Film Festival
TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Lesbian Short Film
Dayton LGBT Film Festival Audience Award
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival
Best LGBT Short
New York Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Narrative Short
OUTshine - Fort Lauderdale Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Short Film
Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival
Best Student Director