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Award-winning American writer and producer Frank Spotnitz is the Chief Executive of Big Light Productions Ltd., a London-and Paris-based production company he founded in 2013 with a vision to create distinctive and ambitious TV drama series, and has become one of the fastest-growing independent production companies in Europe. Big Light Productions... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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The X-Files Producer
(1995-2002)
(2015-2019)
Medici Producer
(2016-2018)
Leonardo Producer
(2021)

Filmography

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 2022 Radioman (Podcast Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Witnessess and Judges (2022) ... (executive producer)
- High Tide (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Mirror Neurons and Temporal Lobes (2022) ... (executive producer)
- White Smoke and Slow Horses (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Go Home (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Leonardo (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode 8 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode 7 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode 6 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode 5 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode 4 (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Song in the Key of X (TV Special) (producer)
 2020 Devils (TV Series) (consulting producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2020) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2020) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2020) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2020) ... (consulting producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... (consulting producer)
 2015-2019 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (executive producer - 40 episodes)
- For Want of a Nail (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Hitler Has Only Got One Ball (2019) ... (executive producer)
- No Masters but Ourselves (2019) ... (executive producer)
- All Serious Daring (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Mauvaise Foi (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2017-2019 Ransom (TV Series) (executive producer - 39 episodes)
- Story for Another Day (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Playing God (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Truth & Reconciliation (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Unfit (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Broken Record (2019) ... (executive producer)
  Medici (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (co-producer - 4 episodes, 2016) (producer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Mass (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Betrayal (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Alliance (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ties That Bind (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Blood with Blood (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 The Indian Detective (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Crossing Lines (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Obscura (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Penalty (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Enemy of the People (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Expose (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Heat (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The Transporter (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- End Game (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Sixteen Hands (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Trust (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Euphro (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Chimera (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Hunted (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Snow Maiden (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Khyber (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Polyhedrus (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ambassadors (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Kismet (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Strike Back (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Project Dawn: Part 10 (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Project Dawn: Part 9 (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Project Dawn: Part 8 (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Project Dawn: Part 7 (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Project Dawn: Part 6 (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
 2008 Samurai Girl (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Book of the Sword: Part 1 (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2008 The X Files: I Want to Believe (producer)
 2007 A.M.P.E.D. (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005-2006 Night Stalker (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- What's the Frequency, Kolchak? (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Timeless (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Into Night (2006) ... (executive producer)
- The Sea (2006) ... (executive producer)
- The Source (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2002-2003 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Absolute Perfection (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Vamonos Chica (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Hellbound Train (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Had (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Life Is Dust (2002) ... (executive producer)
  The X-Files (TV Series) (executive producer - 83 episodes, 1998 - 2002) (co-producer - 24 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (co-executive producer - 20 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- The Truth (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Sunshine Days (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Release (2002) ... (executive producer)
- William (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Jump the Shark (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The 'Cap'n Toby' Show (2001) ... (executive producer)
- All About Yves (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Lying Game (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Tango de los Pistoleros (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Diagnosis: Jimmy (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1999-2000 Harsh Realm (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Camera Obscura (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Cincinnati (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Manus Domini (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Three Percenters (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Reunion (2000) ... (executive producer)
  Millennium (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (co-producer - 22 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- Goodbye to All That (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Via Dolorosa (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Nostalgia (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Seven and One (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
- Bardo Thodol (1999) ... (co-executive producer)
 1998 Inside the X Files (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
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(on the end of the TV series The X-Files) "You can't get the truth. You can't. There's a larger truth, though: that you can't harness the forces of the cosmos, but you may find somebody else. You may find another human being. That may be kind of corny and all of that, but that's really it: Love is the only truth we can hope to know, as human beings. That's what Mulder and Scully found after nine ... See more »

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