Makez is a British-Afghan writer and filmmaker based in London. She was born in Kabul and lived in New Delhi and Moscow before settling in the UK at the age of 7.
Her films include Fat Girl (2022), Sound of the Birds (2022), Only Voice Remains (2019), and Young Afghans (2010).
She has also produced 'Blood, Sweat & Chokes,' which won the Best UK Series at Raindance Film Festival (2016) and was selected for the Guardian pitch at Sheffdoc, as well as the upcoming queer comedy short, 'Late to the Party' (2022).
Alongside her filmmaking career, Makez has spent the past decade producing shows and content for high-profile clients including Al Jazeera English, France 24, China Global Television, Associated Press, Adobe, Teen Vogue, ITN Productions, and the BBC.