Miranda Kwok

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Miranda Kwok is screenwriter, actress, and film producer born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Biography/Education[edit]

Miranda began her studies in the arts at the age of ten when she attended the Claude Watson School for the Arts, Canada's premiere multidisciplinary school for the performance and visual arts. While at Claude Watson, Miranda majored in Visual Arts and minored in Drama and Dance. Miranda made her television debut at the age of thirteen, and since then, has performed in several leading, supporting and guest starring roles in film, television and theatre.

Miranda continued her education at Earl Haig Secondary School, where she completed the Claude Watson Arts Program as well as the Academy Program for the intellectually gifted.

Miranda completed an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Toronto. At the same time, Miranda provided her services as a counselor for crisis intervention at a number of community shelters and crisis centers.

Miranda was a participant in "Project: Involve," a mentorship program at the IFP in Los Angeles. Through the directors of "Project: Involve," Miranda was recommended for and subsequently won a full scholarship award at The Los Angeles Film School for their Feature Development Program – which she completed with Honors.

Miranda was on the front cover of the February 2008 edition of The North York Post magazine.[1]

Miranda is a Black Belt in the Martial Art of Wushu.

Screenwriting[edit]

Miranda won the grand prize in the Slamdance Screenplay Competition for a historical drama entitled Song of Silence.[2] In addition to Slamdance, Miranda was a finalist in several screenwriting competitions and won a nomination by APA Film for the ABC New Talent Development Scholarship Grant Program.[3]

Miranda's first television spec script House: The Transplant earned her a placement in the 2008-2009 CBS Diversity Initiative Writers Mentoring Program. She was also a Finalist in the NBC Writers on the Verge Program. In 2010, Miranda won a placement as an Honoree in the WGA Writer Access Project for professional screenwriters.[2]

Miranda worked as a Staff Writer on the first season of Spartacus: Blood and Sand, an original television drama on Starz Network. Steven S. DeKnight served as the Showrunner of the series, and the series was produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Joshua Donen.Futon Critic Miranda wrote episode Episode 105 "Shadow Games" [3] and co-wrote Episode 110 "Party Favors".

In 2014, Entertainment One Television acquired format rights to the Finnish fantasy drama series Nymphs and will develop and produce a U.S. version of the TV series to be written by Miranda Kwok. [4]

In 2016, Miranda worked as a Writer and Executive Story Editor on the television series The 100 on the CW Network. [5]

Awards[edit]

Selected filmography[edit]

Recurring television credits[edit]

Selected television credits[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived April 29, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Film Festivals
  3. ^ APA Film

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