MIRA FORNAY - DIRECTOR / WRITER
A graduate from Prague's FAMU and the UK's NFTS, Mira Fornay's debut feature FOXES premiered in the International Film Critics' Week Venice IFF 2009. She not only wrote and directed, but also co-produced her second feature MY DOG KILLER which won the Hivos Tiger Award at the 2013 Rotterdam International Film Festival. Mira's company Mirafox is currently developing three new projects for her, including the drama BERNARDA - FROGS WITH NO TONGUES and the cool drama-comedy COOK, F**K, KILL.
2013 My Dog Killer (90min, 35mm, colour) world premier at Hivos Award Competition of 42nd Rotterdam IFF
Hivos Tiger Award 2013 at 42nd Rotterdam IFF; The Best Director Award at Vilnius IFF; The Best Feature Film at Finale Plzen Film Festival 2013 etc. Upcoming festivals pls. see “news”
2009: Foxes (83min, 35mm, colour) Slovak-Czech-Irish co-production
World premier at 66th Venice Festival, International Critics Week official selection
awards: Dialogue Prize, IFF Cottbus
2004: Alzbeta (18 min., mini DV colour, Dolby Digital) The Advanced Programme diploma film NFTS FESTIVALS: BIF Bristol 2005, London IFF etc.
2002: Small Untold Secrets (22 min., 35 mm, colour) MA diploma film FAMU/CTV; Festivals: Premier Plans – Angers IFF, Rotterdam IFF, Telluride IFF, New York IFF, Kiev IFF, Teheran IFF, etcl
2003 - Best Short Film, Cottbus IFF (Germany)
2003 - Best Film, ARTFILM - International Film Festival Trencianske Teplice (Slovakia)
2002 – Best Director, FAMUFEST (Czech Republic)
1995–2001: Mira made over 13 short films.