Zayne Kader Akyol is a graduate from UQÀM (University of Quebec at Montreal) media school's film studies program. She explored during her studies two cinematographic forms : documentary and fiction. She now mainly focuses on the documentary form, which became her passion. She won the René Malo Chair/National Film Board of Canada award for most promising documentary filmmaker. Driven by her desire to master the art of the documentary, Zayne Kader Akyol started her graduate studies this year.