Tunic Productions is a team of film and media professionals working to bring stories to life.
Tunic founder, dancer, actress, and director Cecilia Seaward hails from Boston with roots in Sweden and over fifteen years of experience in the performing arts and entertainment industry. She directed two short experimental films, Recollect (2016) and Sacred Geometry (2018) which were screened at festivals including Video Art Miden, Ibrida Festival in Italy, the Kinitras Choreography Lab in Greece, and the Crossroads Festival at SFMOMA. Cecilia also directed the short thriller Porcelain Doll (2019) which won Best Thriller at the International Short Film Awards in 2021 as well as a Bronze Selection at the World London Film Festival. In response to the pandemic in 2020, Cecilia morphed into Quarantine Betty, an instagram "star" who she then profiled in the mockumentary Betty Coxworth: Untucked (2021). Cecilia’s performance in Betty Coxworth: Untucked was awarded with an Honorable Mention for Female Performance from the London Web Fest in 2021 and the film was deemed a finalist at Beyond The Curve Film Festival, Independent Shorts Awards, Paris International Short Festival, among others. She is currently working on the short horror film Pony.
Serife Potuk is a cinematographer, writer, and director of photography originally from Turkey. She has been writing and producing her own films since 2015 and is a graduate of the New York Digital Film Academy. Serife has experience working on new media productions, commercial shoots, music videos, short films and feature length films. Her short film Butterfly, which she wrote and shot in 2016, was selected for the Manhattan Film Festival, Queens World Film Festival, Life Long Island International Film Expo, and the Brightside Tavern Short Film Festival where it was nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Short. Serife worked as assistant director on The Long Haul and cinematographer on Enduring: A Mother's Story. She most recently worked as the cinematographer of Porcelain Doll, Step 9, The Poet, and Pony. Serife is also a founding member of Tunic Productions.
Miriam Pinedo is an award-winning actress, writer, singer, producer, and media professional originally from Venezuela. Miriam played Maggy in the feature 2016 film Translucido. She wrote the film Steven which won Best Comedy at the 2018 AMAW Film Festival in NYC. She also won Best Performance for her portrayal of Martha in the feature film Enduring: A Mother's Story at the Hollywood North Film Awards in 2019. Miriam played Lisa in Porcelain Doll which she also wrote and co-produced. Miriam is a founding member of Tunic Productions. Miriam's original script The Poet won Best Short Screenplay at the Screenwriter Master Awards in 2020 and was selected for the Austin Spotlight Film Festival in 2020. She recently directed The Poet which is now in post-production.