Talent Guide

Silka Luisa

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2012


Silka Luisa is a writer and executive producer, whose most recent project is the Apple TV + series “Shining Girls.” Starring Emmy Award-winning actress Elisabeth Moss as Kirby, and a supporting cast featuring Jamie Bell, Phillipa Soo and Wagner Moura. “Shining Girls” is based on the 2013 best-selling novel by Lauren Beukes. Hailing from MRC Television, Silka served as showrunner and adapted the series for television.

Recently announced, Silka will write and executive produce “Blade Runner 2099” from Alcon Entertainment, in association with Scott Free Productions and Amazon Studios. The project, which would mark the first “Blade Runner” live-action series, is underway as a writers’ room has begun. The next installment of the neo-noir sci-fi franchise will be set 50 years after the film sequel.

Previously Silka wrote and executive produced the pilot “The Wilding” with Tim Kring producing. In addition, she also wrote on the hugely successful “Fear Street” feature franchise. Silka also served as a consulting producer on the series “Strange Angel” created by Mark Heyman.

Silka graduated from Columbia University’s MFA program and is originally from Miami.