Maria Mac Dalland is an apprenticeship-trained animation film director in the old, analogue paper-and-pencil-way by director Jannik Hastrup at Dansk Tegnefilmkompagni in the early 80s. Mac Dalland worked in Nicaragua for two years at the Nicaraguan Film Institute in the mid-80s. Since the late 80s alternately directed her own films or worked as an animator, compositor, editor, trick photographer, or assistant director on other films. Mac Dalland converted to digital tools over the years with fascination and gratitude (for the ease and magic it brought the work). Mac Dalland’s recent director credit includes the TV-series My little dog Maestro a 10 episodes produced by Toolbox Film and is in production of the TV-series Tiny Toot a 26 episodes animated TV-series for the youngest kids, produced by Toolbox Film & JA Film 2022-23.