Micah Schraft has written, produced and directed several television shows including Jane the Virgin (CW), Jessica Jones (Netflix, Peabody Award), and Hung (HBO). He has co-written two television movies and two features, Sunny and Share Love You (Outfest Audience Award, Vanguard releasing) and The Quiet (developed at the Sundance Lab, premiered at Toronto Film Festival, Sony Pictures Classics). His play, A Dog’s House, was produced by IAMA theatre (L.A. Drama Critics Award nom for Best New Play) and is published by Dramatists. Schraft has developed screenplays and pilots at HBO, Paramount, Sony, Fox Searchlight, Universal, Big Beach, MGM, Summit, Overture, ABC, Warner Bros. and CBS. He has taught writing at UCLA, NYU, Columbia University, The Ghetto School, Young Storytellers Foundation and the Outfest Screenwriting Lab.
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