“Maria Ann Hylton is a huge asset to have on any film project. Maria has an in depth awareness of the nuts and bolts of each department of filmmaking, and perhaps more importantly an acute understanding of the creative vision and organisation required to pull all these elements together at all stages of production.” Nick Moss Writer/Director/Producer ‘Break’
“Maria worked as a Production Manager on Aviary Films 6th feature film production “Servants’ Quarters.” She embraced the role whole heartedly and proved a real asset to the team and hit the ground running. She is efficient, has great inter personal skills on set, has a lovely, calm and professional presence and was very willing to go the extra mile on every occasion without hesitation. She coped well within the pressurised environment of indie feature film making and was able to keep her focus. She was diligent, pro-active and organised. It was a pleasure to work with her and I would not hesitate to hire her again in the future.” Neville Raschid Producer ‘Servants’ Quarters’ – Aviary Films Ltd
“I worked with Maria on a short film Re-Entry. She came on board and really hit the ground running in helping me achieve my vision and finish the film. She’s an extremely talented individual who is able to manage the production with great zest and has excellent inter personal skills on set. It was a pleasure to work with her and I wish to collaborate again in the future.” Anwar Boulifa Producer/Director/Writer ‘Re-Entry’
“Working with Maria has been a fantastic journey, she brought a wealth of experience to our project and was instrumental in us achieving our Crowd Funding goal as well as all our production objectives. From the budget through to dealing with vendors Maria allowed me to focus on directing my movie with total trust. Maria was a lovely and professional presence in our production who has been willing to go the extra mile on every occasion without hesitation.” Mark Bousfield – Producer/Director/Writer ‘Ghost Nets’ and successfully crowd funded on Kickstarter the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects.
“Maria and I worked together on a variety of productions both film and stage. Maria is a very talented, efficient and personable to work with and she always keeps her focus. Her knowledge, diligence and attention to detail always amazed me. Maria will give her best and will complete the task whether it be writing, directing, producing or finding a location with energy, enthusiasm, professionalism but at the same having great people managing skills.” Liam Moran – Producer
“Maria embraced her internship at Spier Films with enthusiasm and a consistent friendly and collaborative approach. She was pro-active and insightful, organised, easy to work with and comfortable incorporating into our international team.” Thembisa Cochrane, Development Executive – Spier Films
“Maria was a pleasure to work with on our shoot, extremely efficient and organised. From call sheets to location agreements, Maria had all bases covered to the nth degree, facilitating the smooth execution of our fast turnaround shoot. Her creative background and impressive wealth of experience made her a fundamental asset to the team, and I would certainly work with her again in future.” James Morton Director & Writer ‘Things to do in Japan’
“Maria proved a true asset on my short film Doris, being professional, approachable and proactive. I needed a line producer to work on a very tight schedule and with a limited budget and she made everything work smoothly for cast and crew.” Francesca Silveri Director & Writer ‘Doris’ – Uncharted Films