Xan Aranda
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Originally from Chicago, Xan Aranda is a Los Angeles-based Emmy nominated filmmaker and showrunner of AppleTV’s forthcoming OMNIVORE, directed by Cary Fukunaga, Xan Aranda, and others. She is also the showrunner/Co-Executive Producer of Netflix’s MY LOVE, which filmed in six countries and was named among the best of 2021 by IndieWire. She recently adapted DIEZ MUJERES, a bestselling novel soon to become a drama series for Exile Studios.

Xan co-developed and served as an Executive Producer of HBO’s ROOM 104, where episodes she created and shepherded received accolades from The Hollywood Reporter (Ten Favorite Episodes of 2017), The New York Times (Memorable TV Episodes of 2017), and Vox (Best 35 Episodes of 2017).

Ms. Aranda’s Emmy nomination was for TRANSPARENT: THIS IS ME on Amazon, for which she served as Producer and Co-Executive Producer.

Xan co-produced BLUE JAY, starring Sarah Paulson, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and sold to Netflix.

After its world premiere at New York Film Festival and Lincoln Center, Xan’s directorial debut ANDREW BIRD: FEVER YEAR screened in more than 90 festivals, and took home nine awards.

Music videos Xan directed for Grammy-nominee Neko Case are positively reviewed by Rolling Stone, Billboard, Spin, Pitchfork, Paste, StereoGum, and numerous others.