Miranda Spigener-Sapon,



    Miranda Spigener-Sapon is a multiple-award winning writer/director/producer. A graduate of UT/Austin with a BFA in Film/Television, Miranda's student short TRUE was purchased and screened by L'Entrepôt Cinema in Paris, France (1997). Her play THE FLAME (1997) made its Off-Broadway, short-run at the Bleecker Street Theatre in NYC, receiving critical acclaim in The Village Voice. The same year she directed her play for a run at the NY Deli Theatre in Houston and gained additional praise by The Houston Press. On the twentieth anniversary of that play she returned to direct it in 2017 at Metropolis in Santa Monica and was praised by Matt Cooper at The Los Angeles Times.


    Spigener-Sapon’s first directing job in television was an art magazine show, EAT ART for PBS that aired in 5 US markets (Houston, Austin, Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles). In 2001, she Executive Produced/Wrote/Directed MARISA ROMANOV, a neo-noir short that debuted that year at the International Venice Film Festival Official Shorts Selection and received Audience Choice. The short also screened that year at Berlin Film Festival in the Alternate Selection. Miranda has produced and directed a number of local, regional and national commercial spots for television as well as documentary projects as a producer/director at Discovery Networks that included WALK ON, about equine/ hippotherapy for the disabled.


    Most recently, Miranda produced and directed the documentary feature, MASCULINITY THAT INSPIRES CHANGE and directed the short film THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS, both acquired by Amazon. Additionally, Miranda signed a 4-book deal beginning with, CHARLES: A MARISA ROMANOV STORY, to hit shelves in 2024. Miranda is the Showrunner/Executive Producer of an iHeartMedia globally syndicated podcast, INSPIRE CHANGE WITH GUNTER in its 5th season. Miranda has several projects in production that include the animated sci-fi/noir series Haisley and the animated short TREMOR in which she serves as an Executive Producer. Lastly, Miranda’s film LIFELINES, a psychological drama starring Lew Temple that she wrote, directed and produced, will be released theatrically, fall 2023.


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