Martina Mikušová graduated in animation from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. For her great marks and successes she was awarded by the Rector. With her graduation film Essence she visited the Festival SICAF 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. Occupation, which was in competition at the Slovakian Fest Anča 2016, is a film about abuse. Chilli, her MA film, bursts with temper, aggression and destructive relationship. During her studies, she mentored at workshops of animated film for children at Bibiana, and also at the Anifilm festival in 2015.