In this episode, writer and executive producer Miranda Kwok dives into her latest project “The Cleaning Lady,” the U.S. television series adaptation based on the original Argentine series La Chica Que Limpia and the endeavors of creating representation and diversity in her characters and narratives. Her position as an Asian American woman informs her work and integrates an understanding of immigrant perspectives, marginalization, and how that influences their experiences.
Kwok is a decorated figure in the industry, serving as a Writer and Supervising Producer for “The 100” on the CW Network, working on the Warner Bros. series for four years from Season 4 to Season 7. She also served as a writer and story consultant on several theme park attractions and immersive experiences, including Wanda Movie Park’s 4D Film “Streets of Fury” and 5D Film “Ultimate Energy” which was produced by Industrial Light and Magic.
Kwok is an alum of the WGA Showrunner Training Program, the WGA Writer Access Project, the CBS Writers Mentoring Program, and Film Independent’s Project: Involve, through which she earned a full tuition scholarship at The Los Angeles Film School for their Feature Development Program. She is an alum of Claude Watson School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of Toronto.