E.M. Spairow graduated from the American Film Institute Conservatory where she was awarded the Philip and Patricia Barry Memorial Scholarship for excellence in screenwriting. That same year her short script, HOOKED, won the 2010 Unlikely Hero Productions Screenplay Competition. In 2011, her feature thriller, MANIFEST, won the Waterfront Film Festival Screenplay Competition. Spairow’s award-winning short film and directorial debut, DEFAULT, finishes its festival run, as her follow-up short, ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, premieres. As artist-in-residence at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, NM, she began work on her debut novel. E.M. currently lives and writes in Michigan.
Name: E.M. Spairow
Lives in: Jackson, Michigan
Company: em spairow films
Occupation: Filmmaker, Director and Screenwriter
Elephant in the Room
Film (Comedy, Romance and Short) Director When an abused housewife in a pristine suburban prison falls in love with the local delivery driver, she is forced to confront the elephant in the room.
Film (Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller and Short) Director A destitute man defaults on his student loans, and faces losing the only thing he has left.
Film by Shane Brolly (Comedy, Drama and Short) Miscellaneous Crew When Vinny the Knife, a retired mobster and star of Vinny's Kitchen, an Internet cooking show, comes home to find two young mobsters in his home intent on whacking him for not showing up to the Don's funeral, he must used his street smarts to out wit them.
Artist-In-Residence - Helene Wurlitzer Foundation
Best Local (LA) Film - Sunset Film Festival: Los Angeles
Winner - Waterfront Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Winner - Unlikely Heroes Screenplay Competition
American Film Institute Conservatory