Maja Pek–Bruenjes was born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1982. She graduated Philosophy and religious science at the University of Zagreb and finished a postgraduate programme Serial Eyes for TV series writing and production at Deutsche Film und Fernsehenakademie Berlin. From 2004-2009 she has worked for various independent production companies in Croatia as an AP, line producer, script supervisor and executive producer. In 2009 together with Danijel Pek she co-founded Antitalent, a production company based in Zagreb where she now works as development producer and writer from Antitalent’s Berlin office. She has produced three short films, one feature film and co-produced 2 feature films. She took part in continues training and networking programmes such as MIDPOINT, EAVE, RE-ACT, EX Oriente Film, EPI Transatlantic Partners and Berlinale Talents.