Mimo Mukii is an emerging media producer from Melbourne, Australia that works in film, television and events.
FILM AND TELEVISION
Mimo has experience as a producer, production manager and 1st AD for small projects, and as a runner and production assistant for commercial work. They are currently in post-production for the short film, The Moon and Me, written and directed by Kalu Oji, produced by Mimo Mukii and Ivy Mutuku. In 2018, Mimo produced the short film Blackwood. In 2018 they also co-produced episodes of the web series her words. Mimo was the Screen Australia Attachment for the second season of Get Krack!n, which was broadcast on the ABC in 2019. In 2017, Mimo interned with Oz African TV, an African-Australian lifestyle program that broadcast on FOXTEL. Mimo has produced and production managed community television programs, including Offbeat, The Leak and The F-Word.
Currently, Mimo is a Short Film Programmer for the 2020 Human Rights Arts and Film Festival. In 2018, Mimo joined the Emerging Cultural Leaders program at the Footscray Community Arts Centre. They launched the I SEE YOU website at the Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase. Find out more in their interview with Liminal Mag. Mimo's video art has screened at Testing Grounds (2018) and at The Emerging Writers Festival (2018 and 2017). Mimo has had collage and photographic work published in F*EMS ZINE and Next In Colour Zine. Mimo drummed with the band, Precious Earth, and took the photos for their Self-Titled EP (listen here).
Mimo runs monthly screenings of African Films with I SEE YOU. They also co-produced a creative film criticism event in 2019 with the Emerging Writers Festival and I SEE YOU. At the 2019 and 2020 Melbourne Women In Film Festival, Mimo facilitated the "Visualise Your Voice" filmmaking workshop for culturally and linguistically diverse young women and non-binary people. In 2017, Mimo was a Co-Director of Girls On Film Festival. Mimo has worked in various roles at Girls On Film Festival for three years. Read Lor Journal’s interview with the GOFF Co-Directors.
Mimo received their Bachelor of Media and Communications (Honours) at RMIT University, where they wrote about self-representations of African-Australians in television and web series. They have worked as a casual sessional staff member at RMIT University, teaching first-year Media and Communications students.
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