Category: My work

  • Tonia Mishiali on Cineuropa

    KARLOVY VARY 2018 East of the West Tonia Mishiali • Director “It’s a film that is viewed through the prism of the complex and fascinating female nature” by Vassilis Economou 11/07/2018 – KARLOVY VARY 2018 We talked to director Tonia Mishiali about the importance of the story she tells in Pause, and the impact it could have on society […]

  • The first reviews of PAUSE

    We are overwhelmed that the first reviews on our film PAUSE are out. You can read them below: or by visiting   HOLLYWOOD REPORTER | 10 July 2018 ‘Pause’ (‘Pafsi’): Film Review | Karlovy Vary 2018 Cypriot director Tonia Mishiali casts Frances McDormand look-alike Stela Fyrogeni in her feature debut about a housewife in […]

  • Face of the month | Time Out Cyprus | July Issue

    Big thanks to Yiannis Petevis and Time Out Cyprus! Just a few days before our film’s world premiere in Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, our director Tonia Mishiali, is presented as the face of the month in the July issue of Time Out Cyprus, and talks about PAUSE and more…

  • World premiere for PAUSE

    I am so overwhelmed! Great news for PAUSE! My directorial debut PAUSE has been officially selected for its World Premiere at the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Festival at the East of the West competition (29 June – 7 July 2018). The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and […]

  • Market screening of PAUSE at EFM

    I am pleased to announce that my directorial debut film PAUSE, with the support of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus and our International sales agency Film Republic, will be screened at the European Film Market at the Berlinale 2018. The screening is for industry professionals only. A work in progress version of the […]

  • PAUSE in Karlovy Vary IFF Works in Progress

    I am happy to announce that PAUSE has been selected to participate in the Works in Progress of the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival taking place June 30-  July 8 2017. I will be attending the festival where I will present PAUSE including a teaser and a scene from the film. Following a panel discussion, the festival arranges […]

  • It’s a wrap for PAUSE!

    Tired from the last month of shooting PAUSE, but very happy that the shoot wrapped successfully. Best cast and best crew anyone could hope for!  

  • Off to shoot PAUSE

     So happy! What better way to spend Valentine’s Day??? Today is the 1st day of shooting PAUSE!

  • Menopause Vs Pause

    With all funding in place and a new title, PAUSE, we are now in the midst of pre-production, loads of hours, meetings, shot lists… Happy times!      

  • My… Menopause!!!

    My directorial feature film debut MENOPAUSE is developing well after receiving 70% funding from the Film Fund in Cyprus, some development funds from SEE Cinema Network and a possible co-production with Greece through Authorwave Post-Production Company. I am glad to have A.B. Seahorse Film Productions ltd and Producers Andros Achilleos and Stelana Kliris on board […]

  • My latest film news

    Back in June this year, my film LULLABY OF THE BUTTERFLY was officially selected to participate in the competition of the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival and I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to travel to LA to represent it! The screening took place at the Egyptian Theatre in the heart of Hollywood! […]

  • Great things happening…

    I haven’t written in a while and this means that things have been busy… which is a good thing… In the past year, I have shot my 3rd short film “Lullaby of the butterfly” which has finished and already started its Festival run with an amazing Festival for World Premiere, Sarajevo Film Festival… I represented […]

  • Last show…

    On Sunday 26th May was the last show of the play “Αιώνες μακριά από την Αλάσκα” (Centuries away from Alaska) a play written by Greek playwright Akis Demou and directed by myself for Dionysos Theatre in Nicosia. It was fun, creative, and definitely a challenge since we managed to stage the performance in only 3 weeks! […]