Her latest film Adak, directed in 2011, was awarded on many occasion. (Mention for the award of the intangible cultural heritage during 31st edition of the international ethnographique cinema Jean Rouch festival, Honor Price of the film festival Yilmaz Güney, Award “Graine de Doc” at the film festival of Lyon Doc en courts) And diffused in many international film festival.
Former student of the Fine Arts in Paris, she graduated from the University of Marmara. ( Turkey, M1 Documentary cinema) And from the Higher National school of decorative arts in Paris (HNSDA) in the section photo-vidéo. Amandine Faynot directed many films for institutions and different video installations. Before starting working on her own documentaries as a true author.