Producer / Director, Birds Eye View
With 27 years in the film business, Mia Bays has produced an Oscar winner, received two BAFTA nominations, including for the prestigious Carl Foreman award, and has worked all over the world as a creative producer, distribution expert and workshop leader. Mia has also acted as creative producer on the eight features from the acclaimed Film London / BBC Films Microwave scheme.
Mia is a BAFTA and European Film Academy member, is on the BIFA advisory committee and director-at-large of Birds’ Eye View Film, a nation wide, year long agency that campaigns for gender equality in film through training and events. In 2018 BEV established the BFI-backed Reclaim the Frame project, a public and industry facing campaign designed to bring ever-greater audiences to films made by women. Following a successful 6 month pilot programme backing 5 features, in 2019 Reclaim the Frame has expanded to 12 films screened across 10 cities and 11 cinemas. https://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk
Alongside this, Mia also is produces Sundance Film Festival London.