Mia Fiona Kut is an actress and filmmaker 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 Marketing degree at Simon Fraser University. Her first web series, 'Ivy Tower', landed a spot at the Los Angeles Web Fest, and she has directed, written, produced, and acted in the short film 'Wildhouse', which 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. 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, sponsored by Vancouver Asian Film Festival and the creator of the #StarringJohnCho campaign. Her sci-fi feature film has 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.
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'. Her directorial short film 'Sonder' has won ‘Best Female Fimmaker’ at the LA Independent Film Festival Awards, and is nominated for the ‘Best Canadian Short Award’ at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF), speaking at panels at VAFF and Vancouver International Women’s Film Festival. She was chosen as one of 8 female directors across Canada to participate in the Women in the Director’s Chair (WIDC) Leadership initiative.
Mia is also the founder of the 100% natural and vegan skincare company Luna Nectar.