Michaela Mihalyi was born in the year of Nirvana’s Nevermind, 1991 in Michalovce, Slovakia. She has studied animation at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava as well as at FAMU in Prague, where she is currently based. Her last film SH_T HAPPENS, co-directed with Dávid Štumpf, premiered in the short film category Orizzonti at the 76th Film Festival in Venice. Since its premiere, it has been screened at some film festivals, including Sundance, Clérmont-Ferrand, Palm Springs etc. Momentarily, she is in the development of her next short animated film inspired by menstruation. She has a dog called Berta and likes films, coffee, and beer equally.
CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.