Tonia Mishiali

Tonia Mishiali


Boys of Summer
Life Unexpected

MIDPOINT TV Launch 2019
MIDPOINT Shorts 2020 - 2021

MIDPOINT TV Launch 2019 announcing project selection
MIDPOINT TV Launch 2019 is about to take off
Final workshop of TV Launch and the Season Finale Showcase
TV Launch 2019: Awards winners & final workshop wrap-up
MIDPOINT Shorts 2020-2021 projects selection is here!
MIDPOINT Shorts 2020-2021 starts online!
MIDPOINT Shorts: Masterclasses with Jeremy Comte, Celine Held and Logan George


Tonia is a member of the EFA and Berlinale Talents alumna. Her shorts were officially selected in prestigious festivals like Locarno, Palm Springs, Encounters and Sarajevo, and won several awards for Best Director and Best Film. Her debut feature Pause (2018) participated in cocoPITCH and Karlovy Vary Works in Progress. It has been officially selected in more than 60 festivals, including the FIAPF accredited A-list Karlovy Vary, Cairo, Stockholm, Sofia, Kitzbuhel, Sydney, Transilvania as well as Santa Barbara and Seattle. It received rave reviews internationally, including the Hollywood Reporter and LA times, and was listed by Rotten Tomatoes as one of "20 most daring films of 2019", having received 12 awards including the FIPRESCI. It has been released theatrically in USA and Europe, sold in Asia, and streaming on Amazon Prime, HBO Europe and FILMIN. Its screenplay is listed in the core collection of the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.