Maxine Trump’s most recent feature documentary is To Kid or Not to Kid, a film about the choice to live childfree, which premiered at DOC NYC 2018. Maxine’s previous feature documentary, Musicwood, was a New York Times Critics’ Pick, a festival award-winner and played in theaters, on airlines and TV networks around the world. Maxine has directed both long and short documentaries for the TV networks Discovery, TNT, Sundance Channel, BBC, TLC, etc.and has won BDA awards for work on numerous commercial projects for TV and agency clients, including National Geographic, PBS, Comedy Central and Oreos. Maxine is also the author of the book The Documentary Filmmaker’s Roadmap, published by Focal Press in 2018; and a teacher of documentary filmmaking at the New York Film Academy. She lives in Brooklyn.