Born in Syria, Marya grew up in Aleppo. She studied communication and playwriting and graduated from INSIS (Institut national de l’image et du son du Québec). In 2013, she co-created “The House of Syria”, a tribute to Syrian culture, and in 2015 co-founded “I want to play”, a foundation that aims to transform the lives of Syrian refugee children through play. In 2020, she created, scripted and co-directed her first youth animation web series, “Dounia”.
- Dounia et la princesse d’Alep 2022
- Dounia (série TV) 2020