Mia Zur-Szpiro (miaszs@gmail.com)

Mia Zur-Szpiro (miaszs@gmail.com)

Audio-Visual Creative Producer, Director, Sound Recordist, Podcast ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Mia Zur-Szpiro (miaszs@gmail.com)

Mia Zur-Szpiro (miaszs@gmail.com)

Audio-Visual Creative Producer, Director, Sound Recordist, Podcast ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Mia is a freelance film-maker and creative producer. Specialising in documentaries and YouTube content. Mia's areas of expertise are themes of identity politics, sex education, music and global culture. Mia has made films across the world, including Kenya, Uganda, Morocco, Ghana, Nigeria, India, Palestine, Israel, Berlin, creating content for clients that include YouTube, Universal, WIRED, FACT magazine, Boiler Room, British Council, Adidas, Nike, Dimensions Festival, Conde Nast, Vogue, Carhart, Heverlee and more. Mia is currently based in London working as a freelance creative, producing short form content and producing podcasts.
  • Crudo Volta x Back In Stock
    Crudo Volta x Back In StockProduced this audio-visual talk series as part of the Crudo Volta and Arise Productions collective.
  • Sam Interface x More Time Records
    Sam Interface x More Time RecordsI directed a series of short dance clips for music artist Sam Interface's latest EP on More Time records, plenty wine being the first to drop of the series.
  • Hagan - Textures (Album)
    Hagan - Textures (Album)I was part of team who created a series of visual documentary content for Hagan capturing the process of making his first album.
  • Doing It! Podcast
    Doing It! PodcastI am the producer for this award winning podcast that explores themes of sex, sexuality, gender, identity, relationships and more with incredible guests and hosted by award winning sex educator, Hannah Witton. I curate all our guests, research themes and questions and produce the show.
  • ADHD, Sex & Relationships
    ADHD, Sex & RelationshipsI wrote and produced this YouTube video all about ADHD in gender minorities and how ADHD impacts sex and relationships, for award wining Sex educator Hannah Witton.
    DESI ON THE DANCEFLOORA music documentary about the women at the forefront of India's underground music scene. Made by myself for FACT Mag. In the film we follow several inspiring women helping carve out the alternative scene in India and speak on what it is like being a woman in music. As well as following British-Indian DJ anu on tour to her motherland for the first time. The film explore themes of womanhood, race, spirituality, sisterhood, mental health and more. Read my interview about the film here: https://
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Projects credited in
    BRITISH VOGUE x PRIDE: QUEERING THE SKINFor the stars of Jade Ang Jackman’s short film, part of British Vogue’s special Pride 2020 video series, a tattoo is not simply a tattoo. For the model and trans activist Munroe Bergdorf, the words “protect trans kids” etched on her wrist are a reminder of a promise she made, both to herself and to the world. For tattoo artist Emily Malice, the open lock on her pubic bone served as a way to reclaim her sexuality. Fellow artist Nish Rowe’s facial tattoos were her way of owning her identity as a B
  • Son of the Soil - Football Documentary Nigeria
    Son of the Soil - Football Documentary NigeriaI worked as a Producer, Director and DOP a short documentary about Professional footballers in Nigeria.
Work history
    DirectorStamp The WAx
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I am Head of Film at music website Stamp the Wax, directing, producing all, as well as shooting and editing many of our films. Including documentaries, live sessions and video features.
    ProducerSuperplex Pictures
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    I work as a researcher and producer for this wonderful, boundary pushing independent film production company. We work intensively, extensively and creatively. I am the organised cool head that keeps the company a-float even when we are shooting. As production manager I organise everything before the day and work with great commitment managing shoots on the day. I also head up our social media and communication. Our award winning fictional short film, ‘I Used To Be Famous’ (2015), which was funded by Film London, screened at the BFI, London Shorts and Leeds and many more film festivals. Another short we made, 'Just Desserts' (2015) was also accepted into Raindance and BFI Film Festival.
  • Film Directing
  • Documentary Photography
  • Radio
  • Presenting
  • Editing Film
  • Photography
  • Journalism
  • Video Production
  • Broadcasting
  • Cinematography
    BA TSM Philosophy & PsychologyUniversity of Bristol
     - Bristol, United Kingdom
    I did an undergraduate degree in joint honours Philosophy & Psychology, earning a 2:1