Miranda is a director working in television drama with a portfolio of award winning short films. She has worked in the film and television industry for nearly ten years in a range of roles, including in production and as casting assistant to Susie Figgis, before moving into directing full-time.
Miranda has recently directed a block of detective drama Shakespeare and Hathaway on location in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The show will air on BBC One in February. She is also a returning director on flagship BBC continuing drama Doctors having been selected for the BBC Drama New Directors Scheme. Miranda attended the Berlinale Talent Lab as a writer/director and has been selected as a writer/director for the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew Programme.
Miranda's award winning short films explore a range of social issues, from homelessness to the impact of porn on teenagers. Her latest short Evie, which she also wrote, forms the pilot for a near-future TV series that's in development and premiered at Encounters Film Festival. Her previous short The Backseat was funded by IdeasTap with the BFI and is currently finishing its festival run. Previous shorts have screened at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, BFI Future Film Festival and at BAFTA among others.
Always looking for ways to learn and to develop her skills Miranda has shadowed directors SJ Clarkson, Patrick Harkins, Mike Newell and, through the Directors UK Inspire Scheme, Euros Lyn. SJ Clarkson (Jessica Jones, Star Trek) has also been Miranda's mentor since 2013. Miranda is an active member of Directors UK and sits on their Access and Inclusion Committee.
Academically, Miranda has a MA (2.1 Hons) in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University where she received a scholarship for her studies. She also has an MA with Merit in Directing for Film and TV from the University of Westminster, for which she was awarded a full academic scholarship.