Speaker Liz Tigelaar

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Liz Tigelaar

Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)

Liz Tigelaar is showrunner and executive producer of the Hulu limited series Little Fires Everywhere, starring and executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, which is based on the bestselling novel
by Celeste Ng, and debuted March 18, 2020. Tigelaar most recently served as showrunner and executive producer of the Hulu Golden Globe-nominated comedy Casual, created by Zander Lehmann and executive produced by Jason Reitman.

Best known for creating the critically acclaimed drama series Life Unexpected which aired on the CW for two seasons, Tigelaar got her writing start on NBC’s groundbreaking drama American Dreams. She went on to write and produce such series as ABC’s What About Brian, Dirty Sexy Money, Brothers and Sisters, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, Nashville, and Astronaut Wives Club, along with A&E’s Bates Motel.

Tigelaar grew up in Dallas, Texas, and Guilford, Connecticut, and graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Scriptwriting and Politics. She got her start as an assistant on Dawson's Creek, followed by Once and Again,
where she was mentored by one of her writing idols, Winnie Holzman.

Speaking on: Showrunner Superpanel: where do we go from here

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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