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Frank Spotnitz


Creator, Writer, and Executive Producer (»The X-Files«, »The Man in the High Castle«), USA/UK


Award-winning writer and producer Frank Spotnitz founded Big Light Productions, a London-based production company, in 2013. Their high-end drama productions include Amazon’s Emmy Award-winning »The Man in the High Castle« and three seasons of »Medici« for Netflix and Rai, and »Leonardo«, which is based on the famous Italian artist played by Aidan Turner, and was co-created and written by Spotnitz, and co-produced by Big Light Productions and Lux Vide, for Rai and Amazon Prime. Most recently, Big Light co-produced series 2 of Patrick Dempsey drama »Devils« for Sky and is in production on a series of scripted podcasts with Audible UK, the first of which was the newly released »Radioman«, starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.
Spotnitz has over 25 years’ experience in television as a writer and producer. Serving as EP, he wrote or co-wrote more than 40 episodes of »The X-Files«, and on both feature films. He shares three Golden Globes for Best Dramatic Series and a Peabody Award for his work on the seminal science-fiction series, and was Emmy-nominated both for writing and three times for Outstanding Drama Series.
In 2013 Spotnitz helped establish and began teaching at the international training programme Serial Eyes in Berlin.