Marzy is a Russian/Jewish award nominated actor & award-winning filmmaker. Her love of telling stories coupled with the lack of representation of women/POC/LGBT in entertainment pushed her to embrace writing & producing. In addition to creating Besties Make Movies (BMM), Mars co-founded Wildfire Film Initiative with Victoria Negri.
She recently wrote, produced and acted in the short film JONES which is currently doing festivals. In its first month out, JONES has already received two nominations.
As an actor, Mars is currently filming the leading role of Maggie in the feature TRIPLE THREAT and keeping her acting chops in peak condition as a cast member of The Velodrome Theater Co as well as by taking ongoing classes at The Studio Act under the direction of Brad Calcaterra.
Mars is a member of The Filmshop, NYWIFT, Dreamers // Doers, The COBWEB, NYC Women Filmmakers, GlassElevator & Women in Media. She is also honored to be judging films for the Revolution Me Film Festival.