Lullaby of the Butterfly


A short film (20′) written, directed and produced by Tonia Mishiali.

Production company: Zipcode production&design

Co-produced by: Seahorse Film Productions and Fullmoon Productions


Released on 22nd of August 2014 in Sarajevo where it made its World Premiere at Sarajevo Film Festival.


  • “Best National Film” at the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (4th edition)
  • Special Mention for “Best Cinematography”at the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (4th edition)


  • Sarajevo Film Festival (20th edition),Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina (14-22 Aug. 2014) World Premiere
  • Short Film Festival in Drama (37th edition), Drama, Greece (15-20 Sept. 2014)
  • Athens International Film Festival “Opening Nights” (National Competition) (20th edition), Athens, Greece (17-28 Sept. 2014)
  • Eka Deshma Festival of Contemporary Cinema (3rd edition), Kathmandu, Nepal (19-21 Sept. 2014) Asian Premiere
  • The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus – ISFFC (4th edition), Limassol, Cyprus (11-17 Oct. 2014) – (National & International Competitions) National Premiere * WON 2 AWARDS
  • Berlin Feminist Film Week (2nd edition), Berlin, Germany (6-13 March 2015)
  • Leiden International Film Experience (7th edition), Leiden, The Netherlands (30 April – 2 May 2015)
  • Clare Valley Film Festival (10th edition), Clare Valley, Australia (30 May 2015)
  • Rencontre de Film Marocain a Fès Maroc (20th edition), Fès, Morocco (3-6 June 2015) African Premiere
  • Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (9th edition), Los Angeles, California, USA (3-7 June 2015) USA Premiere
  • Mediterranean Film Festival Split (8th edition), Split, Croatia (5 -13 June 2015)
  • European Film Festival China (1st edition), Beijing, China (Sept 2015)
  • Helsinki International Film Festival ‘Love & Anarchy’ (28th edition), Helsinki, Finland (17-27 Sept. 2015)
  • Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival (21st edition), Bristol, UK (15-20 Sept. 2015)
  • Mediterranean Short Film Festival of Tangiers (13th edition), Tangiers, Morocco (5-10 Oct. 2015)


  • “Short Film Day” Event, Nicosia, Cyprus (21 Dec. 2014)
  • Filmfest Dresden International Film Festival (27th edition), “Cinema Roulette” programme, Dresden, Germany (14-19 April 2015)
  • “Cinema at the castle” Event (travelling programme of ISFFC), Larnaca, Cyprus (4 July 2015)


  • Short Film Corner (11th edition), Cannes, France (14-25 May 2014)
  • Clermont Ferrand Short Film Market (30th edition), Clermont, France (30 January – 7 February 2015)


LULLABY-flyer A5 FINAL2 outlines


A woman receives a mysterious phone call; that same night she has trouble sleeping, tormented with thoughts. Early the next day she abandons her house and sets out on a journey to an unknown destination, carrying a kitchen knife in her bag. After driving all day, she parks her car at a remote location and waits for someone… something… in the middle of the night…

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