Aung-Thwin Mila - Advisor - First Cut Lab

MILA AUNG-THWIN

Producer & Co-founder EyeSteelFilm (Canada)

Biography

Mila Aung‐Thwin is co-founder of the Montreal documentary production company EyeSteelFilm.

Filmography:
2020 – SOFTIE, by Sam Soko – Editor (Documentary) – Mila Aung-Thwin won an award for editing at the Sundance Film festival
2017 – Let There Be Light – Director, Producer & Editor (Documentary) – Big Sky Film Fest’s Artistic Vision award winner
2016 I Am the Blues, by Daniel Cross – Producer (Documentary) – Canadian Screen Award winner
2009 – Last Train Home, by Lixin Fan – Producer (Documentary) – 2 Emmy Awards
2008 Rip: A Remix Manifesto, by Brett Gaylor – Producer (Documentary) – Webby Award Honoree and IDFA audience choice prize winner
2007 Up the Yangtze, by Yung Chang – Producer (Documentary) – Independent Spirit Award Nominee and Golden Horse Award winner

He was President of RIDM, Montreal’s international documentary festival, and has served on the juries of the Sundance Film Festival, the International Emmy Awards, and the New Zealand Screen Awards. He frequently mentors and gives documentary storytelling seminars to up and coming filmmakers – recent workshops include Guangzhou, China; Durban, South Africa; and Yangon, Myanmar.