Mirella is a multiple award-winning writer. She was twice awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Prize for her script "Seven Eternities," a one-hour television drama that revolves around the heady world of early psychedelic research. It was selected for a fellowship at 'Film Independent' in its Episodic Lab, sponsored by Netflix. Her feature screenplay made the "It List" of the Best unproduced scripts in 2018 in Canada. She has written, directed and produced films, most recently the short "Lady Electric." Mirella is fascinated by stories that feature complex, counter-cultural figures making waves, that operate at the intersection of fact and fiction. 

 

Mirella completed her MFA at NYU's Tisch School for the Arts in Dramatic Writing, and comes from a career in journalism and television news producing. Mirella is most interested in connecting to audiences with powerfully entertaining, intelligent content.

 PROJECTS OF NOTE

"LADY ELECTRIC"
"SEVEN ETERNITIES"

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT THE WORK

"a fantstic script. Original, well-written and heart stopping" - Writers Guild of America
"boasts some fantastic screenwriting abilities" - The Blacklist
"Your voice, and your ideas, have made a significant impact on our office" - O'Neill Theater Center
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