ACTRESS, FILMMAKER, & FOUNDER, LUNA NECTAR
Mia Fiona Kut is an actress, filmmaker, and business owner born in the rural suburb of Richmond, BC. Ever since her role as ‘The Deranged Man’ in a 2nd grade play in which she also wrote, her passion for storytelling has fuelled her versatile abilities in acting and filmmaking. Mia pursued film after completing her degree at Simon Fraser University. Focussing on directing and screenwriting, her first web series, ‘Ivy Tower’, landed a spot at the Los Angeles Web Fest, and her short film ‘Wildhouse’, won the ‘Special Jury Award’ at the North American Film Awards, the ‘Award of Excellence’ at Canada Shorts, and spots at Canadian Diversity Film Festival and 2nd Asia International Youth Exhibition. Her latest short film ‘Sonder’ has recently been submitted to film festivals, and has already won ‘Best Female Fimmaker’ at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards. She was also chosen as one of the Top 30 Under 30 Youth for the Richmond Review newspaper and featured on the cover page. She is the Face of Diversity in the Asians in Movies worldwide campaign. Two of her sci-fi feature films have placed as a Runner Up in Telefilm Canada/Telus/Women in Film’s genre screenplay competition, with a jury consisting of writers from Van Helsing, Continuum, and Nightmare on Elm Street.
As an actress, she has recently appeared on CW’s ‘The Flash’, FOX’s ‘Wayward Pines’ and ‘Minority Report’, DirecTV’s ‘Rogue’, horror feature film ‘Poignant’ opening at the Rio Grind Film Festival, and arthouse feature ‘Floating Away’ in which she was awarded at the Los Angeles International Film Festival as part of ‘Best Ensemble Cast’. She is also the founder of the all-natural, vegan skincare brand Luna Nectar, in which the products are available in stores internationally.