An award winning Film Producer/Director and well connected Publicist, Miranda Spigener graduated with High Honors from The National Radio Institute with a BFA in Film Studies and Non-Fiction Writing/Communications. Her thesis film True (1997) was released and screened by Scratch Projections at the L’Entrepot Cinema in Paris, France. Her first project as director was the regional PBS TV series Eat Art (1998) that aired on PBS affiliates in: Houston, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso and Los Angeles. Since then she has worked on several projects from commercials, music videos and documentaries. Ms. Spigener’s documentary Walk On (1998) about hippotherapy aired from 1999-2000 on TLC/Discovery Networks. She also directed a poignant PSA commemorating Vietnam Veterans and promoting the University of Houston Vietnam Moving Wall Student Project that aired in Houston on the local ABC/CBS/NBC affiliates and regionally on Time Warner Cable. Miranda directed the music video Heaven Sweet for National Recording Artist Laurie Foxx and her film noir short Marisa Romanov went on to be part of the Official Selection of the International Venice Film Festival on September 2001, which earned Audience Choice and was part of an Alternate Selection at the 2001 Berlin Film Festival, earning Audience Pick. Currently Ms. Spigener is Executive Producer of Deliciously Entertaining w/Charlie "The Cooking Show that Gives Back" which will debut Fall 2012 on national TV. She is also the Producer of Living Well w/Jahnavi a nationally syndicated radio program.
Aside from film and television production, Miranda is a Literary and Entertainment Publicist at Miranda Spigener Film | TV | Literary and a Partner/Publicist with VerveStar, LLC Publicity | PR | Film | Publishing where she coordinated client PR segments on national outlets and shows such as Larry King Live, Fox & Friends. She was Development Manager for Ancestral Films/Houston Pan-Cultural Film Festival where she secured grants/financial support from BET and Adobe Systems; Director of Acquisitions at Channel 3 and was former President of the Southeast Writers Conference. Miranda loves what she does for a living, what makes her smile when she’s not working is, “I love being silly” she says, “especially after long days to just kick back and be corny with loved ones or close friends. I also love helping others whether through philanthropy or just encouraging a friend to go for their passions. Seeing the accomplishments of friends is really something to smile about.”