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Minkie Spiro

About Minkie Spiro

Minkie is a BAFTA-nominated British filmmaker who just finished directing and executive producing all 8 episodes of PIECES OF HER for Netflix. Previously, she directed the first three episodes of THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA, the HBO mini-series from David Simon & Ed Burns based on the Philip Roth novel. Prior to this she directed the NBC pilot THE VILLAGE, which airs this spring, as well as Aaron Zelman’s Hulu pilot CRASH & BURN. Her episodic work includes FOSSE/VERDON (FX), BARRY (HBO), THE DEUCE (HBO), KIDDING (Showtime), BETTER CALL SAUL (AMC), LODGE 49 (AMC), JESSICA JONES (Netflix), and ONE MISSISSIPPI (Amazon). Before she dove into US directing, Minkie spent two seasons on DOWNTON ABBEY, directing the 2014 two-hour Christmas Day Special. Her UK credits also include CALL THE MIDWIFE, SKINS, and HOLBY CITY, for which she received a BAFTA nomination.

 

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • TOXIC TOWN (in post-production)
    • Broke & Bones / Netflix
    • Director (all episodes); Written by Jack Thorne

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE THREE BODY PROBLEM (2022, 3 Episodes)
    • Netflix / Benioff & Weiss
    • PIECES OF HER 2022
    • Netflix
    • Series Director and Executive Producer
    • THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA 2020
    • HBO
    • Director
    • DEAD TO ME 2019
    • NETFLIX
    • BETTER CALL SAUL 2017-18
    • AMC
    • DOWNTON ABBEY V-VI [Opening block, Second block: 2 episodes, Christmas Special - 2014/15]
    • ITV / Carnival Productions
    • CALL THE MIDWIFE II-III [Closing Blocks, 4 episodes, 4x 60’] 2012-14
    • BBC1, Neal Street Productions
    • JESSICA JONES 2017
    • Marvel TV / Netflix
    • HOLBY CITY BBC1, 4 episodes
    • Nominated for a BAFTA - Best New Director 2002-2003