"Vision: the art of seeing things invisible." Jonathan Swift
Writer, Director, Creator
Short Film - 16mm
Mimi Steinberg wrote, directed and produced this acclaimed short film in 1995 with funding from Verizon and wardrobe provided by DKNY.
This short is distributed by Gill Holland's cineBLAST! and screened at the Short Cuts Film Festival in Paris, France and the Phat Shorts Film Festival in New York.
Mimi Steinberg returns to one of her passions - directing. She spent many years concentrating on being a writer and teacher, and currently, Mimi is in pre-production for her new short film "Currency". She co-write with the acclaimed author Rachel Kadish, (The Weight of Ink).
Mimi Steinberg has 2 docuseries in development with ITV America, and she has collaborated on a variety of projects with partners ranging from Henry Winkler to accomplished musicians.
It is in real life that Mimi finds her inspiration for her work, and endeavors to share it with the world.
Mimi Steinberg sold her original screenplay "To Hades and Back" to Helkon International Pictures.
Mimi Steinberg wrote "The Fox" about the artist and maverick cop Bob Volpe. He was the NYPD's only art detective in the 1970's and single-handedly recovered millions of dollars of precious art and antiques. Volpe requested Mimi Steinberg tell his story.
Mimi Steinberg's script "War of Liberation" was a quarter-finalist in the Zoetrope screenplay contest.
Mimi Steinberg's passion for filmmaking, writing and making music videos propelled her down a road that led her to teaching at Mt. Tom Day Camp, The Pelham Picture House and local schools and institutions. A sample video may be seen here and more are available upon request.
Mimi Steinberg is a native New Yorker, and a graduate from Hobart & William Smith Colleges with a double major in History and Art History. She was working at Christie's while polishing her literary skills at Playwrights Horizons, and went on to study filmmaking at New York University. Her body of work is enhanced by her travel and life in Italy, Spain, and Israel. When residing in Rome, Mimi taught English to members of the Italian Parliament while writing her first screenplay.