Mia Lidofsky is a New York-based director and writer from Providence, Rhode Island. Mia will soon be releasing Season One of her original series, STRANGERS, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, in partnership with Refinery 29.
Mia cut her teeth directing music videos for bands MOTHXR, the project “G”, Genevieve Schatz, and Emmy the Great. Former assistant to director Jesse Peretz (OUR IDIOT BROTHER), Mia spent years on various sets with him, most notably two seasons on HBO’s GIRLS. She went on to join forces with Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner to help produce the initial phase of HBO’s SUITED, a documentary about LGBT- friendly tailors, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
Mia partnered with Beachside Films in 2014 as a producer, director, and development executive, where she helped produce the features PEOPLE, PLACES, THINGS and TIG, both of which premiered at Sundance 2015. Mia was selected for the 2015 AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women, through which she directed the pilot episode of STRANGERS. Beachside is now producing STRANGERS with Mia, with Jesse Peretz Executive Producing, as they together develop Season Two for TV. Mia and her real life partner, filmmaker Celia Rowlson-Hall teamed up in the fall of 2016 to create and co-direct the “Pantsuit Power” video for Hillary Clinton, which garnered over 6 million views.