Screenwriter, Director, Producer[email protected] 0035799698377
Tonia is a Cypriot producer, director and screenwriter. She is a member of the European Film Academy and the European Women's Audiovisual Network, Berlinale Talents alumna and one of the artistic directors of Cyprus Film Days International Festival, having also served as vice president of the Directors Guild of Cyprus board. Her films have competed in more than 70 International Film Festivals, including the FIAPF Category A Locarno, Karlovy Vary and Cairo, as well as Palm Springs, Cork, Busan, Leeds, Stockholm, Bergen, Dresden, Sarajevo, Encounters, Curta Cinema, Drama and won several awards for Best Director and Best Film. Her films have participated in co-production markets such as Connecting Cottbus, Mannheim Meeting Place, Karlovy Vary Works-in-Progress, and have been sold to Japan, China, USA, Belgium, Russia and France. She is now developing six feature films as a producer. Some of these have received script development funding from the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture and participated in the Sources2 and Mediterranean Film Institute scriptwriting workshops as well as EAVE Producers workshop.