Speaker Moira Walley-Beckett

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Moira Walley-Beckett

Creator, Executive Producer & Showrunner

Pelican Ballet

Moira Walley-Beckett is a multiple award winning screenwriter. She is currently
the Series Creator, Showrunner, and Executive Producer of the CBC/Netflix drama
Anne (with an E), which recently won Best Drama Series at 2018 Canadian
Screen Awards, leading the ceremony with thirteen nominations.

Moira also created Flesh and Bone, a critically acclaimed Limited Series for Starz.
The drama received multiple nominations (including a Golden Globe and a WGA
nod) and won a Satellite Award, a Gracie Awards, and a Women's Image
(Win) Award. Before creating Flesh and Bone, Moira spent six years as a writer
and Co-Executive Producer on the critically acclaimed AMC series Breaking Bad.
For her work on that show, Moira has won a total of three Emmy Awards, three
Writers' Guild Awards, three AFI Awards, three Saturn Awards, two PGA
Awards, a Golden Globe, a Peabody, and received a Pen Literary Award

In 2014, Ms. Walley-Beckett received an Emmy Award for Outstanding
Writing for a Drama Series for her final Breaking Bad episode entitled

Before her tenure as a writer on Breaking Bad, Ms. Walley-Beckett wrote on the
NBC dramas Raines and Eli Stone, and Pan Am for ABC.

Currently, Moira has a feature film, The Grizzlies, in post-production with
Kennedy/Marshall and Northwood Productions.

Ms. Walley-Beckett hails from Vancouver, Canada but resides in Los Angeles.

Speaking on: BANFF Master Class Series: Anne

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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