E.M. Spairow

E.M. Spairow

em spairow films

Filmmaker, director and screenwriter in Jackson, Michigan

About E.M.

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

    Elephant in the Room (2016)
    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.

  • Default

    Default (2014)
    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.

  • Y's Guys

    Y's Guys (2012)
    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

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  • Since: February 2016
  • Last online: 1 week ago
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