Olena Maksymova is an independent animated filmmaker. She graduated in 2018 with a Master of Arts Degree in Animation at University of the Arts London.

One of her films were commissioned by the Tate Modern. In 2018 with a team of colleagues she has collaborated on animation for the Barbican Music Box Project, curated by Max Richter. Her films were selected for several film festivals.

She loves exploring new visual techniques and approaches in visual narration to convey the various range of emotions and meanings.