Jana McKinnon is the daughter of an Austrian mother and an Australian father, both street artists and fire dancers. Jana was 12 years old when she started shooting My Blind Heart. Despite her young age she has already appeared in several short films as well as in Revanche by Götz Spielmann. In My Blind Heart she plays her first lead role. Jana will also be playing a part in Peter Brunner‘s next feature film We Are Sisyphos.