Mia was born in Zagreb in 1976 and graduated Marketing and Management from Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago. She fell in love with production at a very young age of 17, while working part-time on Croatian National TV. During her career she co-founded Croatian-American TV in Chicago; worked for some of the biggest independent film studios in Los Angeles; the largest PR agency in Croatia, Premisa; she founded Libertas film festival in Dubrovnik and co-founded Fantastic Zagreb film festival; she was a co-founder of Weekend Media Festival in Rovinj, and executive director of IdejaX/Dani komunikacija.
For her production work on a feature documentary film ‘Game of Honor’ with Peter Radovich for American CBS/Showtime she won three Emmy Awards! She also worked as part of the production team for NBC for various Olympic Games, and for the ones in Sochi she won her fourth Emmy Award. She is very much looking forward to working in the Film Office as she believes Zagreb has big potential for future TV and film projects.