Maria Hatzakou studied Film and Video at the London College of Printing. She worked as a film programmer at the Athens IFF (2004) and the Thessaloniki IFF until 2008. She joined Haos Film in 2007, and works as a producer on all Haos’ projects. Attenberg (written & directed by A. R. Tsangari) was her first producer credit. She was co-producer Lanthimos’ Alps (Osella Award Venice 2011). She produced Tsangari’s The Capsule and is also one of the producers in Tsangari’s upcoming sci-fi comedy Duncharon (ARTE France Cinéma Award- Best Project, Rotterdam CineMart 2012). In August 2012 she worked as an assistant production manager in Richard Linklater’s film Before Midnight. She's currently producing Athina Rachel Tsangari's  upcoming feature Chevalier.