Creator, Executive Producer, Writer & Director
Vera Miao is a writer/director. She is thrilled to make artful stories that genuinely reflect the diverse world as it is today, confront contemporary social issues, and celebrate her lifelong love of and joy for movies and television. She is the creator, Executive Producer, writer and director of the psychological horror anthology series, Two Sentence Horror Stories, on the CW Network and Netflix, now in development for its third season. Her apocalyptic road trip feature, Best Friends Forever (writer, producer), premiered at Slamdance (2013) and is available on Amazon/iTunes and DVD. Her feature script At First – described as a queer Before Sunrisefor the Orange Is the New Black generation – was part of the 2014 Film Independent Screenwriting Lab and 2015 Sundance Institute/Women in Film Financing Intensive. She was a fellow of the inaugural year of the Tribeca Film Institute’s Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program (2015). She has written for AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead, and is a writer/supervising producer of Amazon’s upcoming Nicole Kidman/Lulu Wang series, The Expatriates. Vera will direct an upcoming thriller produced by Gale Anne Hurd and Valhalla Entertainment, and is developing her next feature with Rian Johnson’s T Street Productions and A-Major Media.