Speaker Esta Spalding

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Esta Spalding

Showrunner, Executive Producer, On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime)

Spalding is an award-winning showrunner, screenwriter, children's author and poet. She's currently the Executive Producer/showrunner of Showtime’s On Becoming a God in Central Florida (starring Kirsten Dunst). She has worked on many prestigious television series including Showtime's Masters of Sex, FX's The Bridge, and the recent reboot of Party of Five. Spalding hails from Canada, where she has contributed to many award-winning shows, winning two Writers Guild of Canada awards and five writing nominations from the Canadian Academy of Film and Television, including best writing and best show for her mini-series Would be Kings. She penned independent features, Scott Smith’s Falling Angels and Augustine Frizzell’s forthcoming The Last Letter from your Lover, and currently has an overall development deal with Sony Pictures.

Speaking on: Showrunner Superpanel: the opportunity zone

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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