Miranda is an award-winning writer/director and producer. Spigener-Sapon has a 4-Book Deal on the Marisa Romanov Stories, prequels to the TV series in development from Winterwolf Press.
Recently, Miranda directed the documentary feature Masculinity That Inspires Change, written by Gunter Swoboda that is streaming on Amazon Prime. A Texas native, Miranda Spigener-Sapon lives in Log Angeles with her husband, Felipe. Miranda is repped by Literary Manager Will McPherson of M3 Artists.
COO/VP of Operations
Felipe is the COO/VP of Operations for Noirtainment Productions. He studied at LACC and LA Trade Tech and has supervised teams for various corporate retail outlets. Recently, he was Colorist on the film Positive that screened in LA in 2013, Camera Operator on The Power of Forgiveness and Supervising Editor on several commercials.
Felipe has a unique eye for detail and precision which makes him an asset to any production.
VP of Production
Pete is an accomplished SAG actor and producer, with over 20 years of program and project management experience in both the aerospace and the entertainment industries. He is a former military aviator and test pilot, and was selected in the first class of commercial astronauts. Pete starred in major films to networks series like Criminal Minds. As a producer, Pete has worked on several TV series to feature films, from initial concept to fully distributed status, and consulted on multiple others. As Executive Producer for feature films, On the Border and Taking Fire, Pete secured distribution. Other producer credits include Smile, Equilibria, The President’s Dogs, the Windward Spirits series on Op-Prime TV and Marisa Romanov.
Director of Creative Affairs
For over 25 years, DeVonna Prinzi has produced events, from galas to disaster relief drives. She is known for her stellar performances in 3 of Miranda Spigener-Sapon’s early films: True as the Narrator that screened at L’Entrepot Cinema in Paris, France; next as the lead in the short film Copy Café and a Field Reporter in the PBS series Eat Art, that aired in 5 markets. Prinzi has coordinated and produced several major events and festivals as well as worked as a promoter. She was educated in film and acting at The University of Tampa and in modeling and industry training at The Model Studio. Her breadth as a creator and producer can not only be seen in her dynamic film Yellow Belt, a promotional video for Martial Arts of America, which shows the advantages of martial arts training for students with behavioral disorders and also in her film Bronze Casting, an instructional video. She is currently coordinating retreats and social media campaigns. DeVonna is a highly motivated, conscientious and tenacious individual with the innovation as a creator that secured her current position at The Kaizen Tropical Wellness Institute as an Executive Producer of their upcoming documentary series.
Director of Publicity & Lifestyle Branding
Laura Medina is a national and worldwide lifestyle, entertainment and food blogger. Her knack for knowing what people like from style to food. Laura is also the Editor in Chief of the Nationally Syndicated The Arriviste Blog.
Director of Music
Laurie is a multiple award-winning Producer/Author/Musician and actress. Laurie won the prestige WorldFest Houston Gold Award, Las Vegas Film Festival Golden Ace Award and the Accolades Competition Award of Merit for her Caveman Theory series. Foxx Produced and co-starred in The Open Road that starred Justin Timberlake, Jeff Daniels and Harry Dean Stanton. She also co-starred in IFC Midnight's thriller Red, White and Blue. Laurie co-stars as Janet Grayson in the upcoming feature film Lifelines.
Gunter holds over 30 years experience as a Psychologist. His passionate perspectives and scrutinies on what makes human beings thrive allows him to develop relationships with people in order to ignite their aspirations. Gunter is exceptional in facilitating outcomes in learning, productivity and communication by providing a safe environment with unobtrusive assistance and guidance wherein participants experience the flow between content and context.
Swoboda is the creator of the Making Good Men Great movement which gained attention of BuzzFeed, Oprah and Arianna Huffintong. Swoboda is the author of Surfing the New Wave of Masculinity available in stores and online everywhere. His critically-acclaimed upcoming novel, Mountains of Sea, debuts soon from Winterwolf Press.
Recently, he as Written/Produced Masculinity That Inspires Change streaming on Amazon Prime and Host of Inspire Change on iHeartRadio.
Andrew Flores is a visual artist/painter, singer and actor. He starred in the Houston Grand Opera’s Prince Igor from 1999-2000, Don Carlo from 2000-2001 and on the PBS TV Variety Show “Eat Art” as a Co-Host and Singer. Most recently Andrew has co-starred in WGN’s Salem, James Franco's 11/22/63, TNT’s Dallas (Season 3), USA’s Queen of the South and Tig Natarro’s Hulu serie’s One Mississippi. Recently, he was key supporting in the anniversary return to stage in Los Angeles in the hit Off-Broadway play The Flame.
Kristin Ruggaber has been called many things in her life, daughter, wife, mother, homemaker, and storyteller, to name a few, but not always in that order. As a kid growing up in Northwest Indiana during the 50’s and 60’s when the region was still still mostly rural, before growing into an endless sea of suburbs for an ever expanding city of Chicago, Kris was like any normal child of her time digesting a steady diet of Gunsmoke, Maverick, I Love Lucy and of course, the show that put them all to shame, Bonanza. On the back of her own horse Gypsy,
Kris would dream of the old west, fantasize about being part of it, and imagine tales of a bygone era where life was more simple than it was in the bustling technology-cluttered modern days of the second half of the 20th century. As it does for all, time marched on, technology evolved, life changed, children of her own were born, grew up, moved on, but one thing stayed the same, the romance of the old west. After settling west in Virginia City Nevada and then later in Southern California, Kris and Mike have settled in, “at home” and strangely, back in time back in Indiana.
Lindsay is an actor/writer/director/aspiring Molly Ringwald impersonator from East-Central Texas. Her favorite kind of stories are the ones that combine elements of fantasy and whimsy with grounded emotional and psychological truths, so she is thrilled to be on the Haisley team! When she’s not creating stories you can find Lindsay drafting hot takes on Twitter, learning 90s ballads on her guitar, or hanging out with her pet chinchilla. Yes, she has a chinchilla. Her name is Bella. Do you wanna see pictures?!
Jose has an ambition for sound and visuals. As he is self taught in the Audio and sound industry, he aspires to achieve the highest quality in POV of viewers. Recently he Sound Mixer/Boom Operator on a new sci-fi TV series.
Dylan is an award-winning filmmaker currently in school at the University of Tampa. In his freshman year at UT, Wallace directed and edited a short documentary, Racing Dragons, for Campus Movie Fest winning him a Jury Award and nominating him for Best Documentary at CMF Terminus 2019-2020. There he continues his studies, exploring genres and expanding his filmmaking techniques.Born in Toms River, New Jersey, Wallace grew up watching nature documentaries and yearned to make some of his own.Having worked in both digital and physical forms of film, Wallace has tested his patience through recycled films as well as hand animating film strips using sharpie markers.Wallace studies both film and science, even studying abroad while in high school to conduct research in Costa Rica for 12 days.
Anna Sahlstrom is an actress, writer and producer. She has written, produced and starred in the comedy shorts, Pick Me!, Business Casual and Super Break-Up. Pick Me! was an official selection at the 2011 Filmstock Film Festival.
Anna's feature script, The Go-Girls, was a finalist in the 8×8 Screenwriting Competition in 2014. Anna’s first love is the stage and she has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Acting from Drama Studio London and attended the Summer Training Congress at ACT. And she has a Theatre BA, and Spanish minor, from LMU.
Masculinity That Inspires Change
A Social Documentary
A Film by Miranda Spigener-Sapon Written/Created by Gunter Swoboda Lorin Josephson
This is a social documentary that explores what it means to be a man in the 21st century. Aiming to provide a platform for meaningful conversation, rethinking masculinity, and deconstructing assumptions and myths about men.
Written/Directed byMiranda Spigener-SaponStarring Ross Gosla, Fern Lim, Lew Temple, Jeanine Harrington, Elly Kaye, Jeremy Denzlinger, Laurie Foxx, Tysha WilliamsWhen your mind is your worst enemy...
Ethan Grayson has battled mental illness and manic depression all his life and after several years of being estranged, he returns to his hometown and pays a visit to his successful, surgeon sister Emily.
International Psychologist, Author, Speaker and Producer Gunter Swoboda will be joining us in a series on masculinity and Male Empowerment in a positive way. We will start things off our first in a series of Super Short Syndicated Broadcasts.
A Sci-fi/Noir 10-episode limited series order
Which side will you choose?
Created & Developed for Television by Miranda Spigener-Sapon
Starring Bernard Robichaud, Andrew Flores and Lindsay Foster.
LIMITED SERIES ORDER FOR PRODUCTION 2021
The Crisis of Man
“Making Good Men Great”
The Crisis of Man takes a journey through time to the present day to examine what it means historically, anthropologically, sociologically, psychologically and economically to be a man and what the implications are for men in this century. It aims to create a meaningful exposition about patriarchy and masculinity, past and present, and challenges the traditional simplistic arguments and myths about men and how men function.
6-PART LIMITED SERIES ORDER
A Neo-Noir/High Octane Action/Drama
A 10-part, limited series developed for television and written by
. The studio, plot, and details are under wraps at this time.
SERIES ORDER - IN DEVELOPMENT
A Neo-Noir/Sci-Fi Series
#WhoisMarisaRomanov? In a reality where nothing is what it seems, she must search for her origins to be free in this tale of love, obsession, sacrifice…Who is the savior?
It was inspired by Spigener-Sapon’s award-winning short that won Audience Choice at the 2001 Venice International Film Festival Shorts Selection and Best Alternate Selection at the 2001 Berlin Film Festival.
Noirtainment in the News!
Praise, Accolades & News on us and/or our award-winning team!
Writer/Director/Up & Coming Showrunner Miranda Spigener-Sapon talks to Karina Michel Field at Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global about film, television, inspiring others & inclusion.