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Michelle Lovretta
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Position       Creator
Season        1

Every time I turn in a #killjoys script my producer looks at me with betrayal and asks me why I hate him. I make everything blow up or bleed.

- Michelle Lovretta


Michelle Lovretta (a.k.a. M.A. Lovretta) is creator, Executive Producer, and showrunner of Killjoys.

Biography Edit

Prior to Killjoys, Lovretta was the creator of Canadian supernatural drama series Lost Girl, produced for the Showcase channel and seen in the United States on Syfy.

She was Executive Producer and writer on Instant Star (2004-2005). Other television credits include writer for The Secret Circle (2011), Mutant X (2003/2004), The Associates (2001/2002), Relic Hunter (2000/2001); and of made-for-TV movies Sorority Wars (2009), Playing House (2006), Hunt for Justice (2005).

Michelle Lovretta was nominated for a Gemini Award in 2011 for "Best Writing in a Dramatic Series" for Lost Girl episode "Blood Lines", and in 2006 for "Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series" for the made-for-TV movie "Hunt for Justice" (2005).

Contribution Edit

Creator

Links Edit

Michelle Lovretta on IMDb

Interviews and Articles Edit

'Killjoys' Boss on Season Finale "Riddle," a 'Dark Matter' Crossover and Season 2 Plans
August 21, 2015. The Hollywood Reporter

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/killjoys-season-finale-spoilers-michelle-816593

KILLJOYS: Creator Michelle Lovretta tracks space bounty hunters – Exclusive Interview
July 4, 2015. Assignment X

http://www.assignmentx.com/2015/killjoys-creator-michelle-lovretta-tracks-space-bounty-hunters-exclusive-interview/

Killjoys Creator Michelle Lovretta Speaks on the Cast and Ordinary Life in Space
June 22, 2015. Syfy

http://www.syfy.com/killjoys/blog/killjoys-creator-michelle-lovretta-speaks-on-the-cast-and-ordinary-life-in-space

SyFy Channel's 'Killjoys' Creator Talks Sci-Fi and Special Effects
June 19, 2015. Space.com

http://www.space.com/29702-killjoys-creator-talks-scifi-special-effects.html

'Killjoys' Creator on Avoiding Love Triangles, 'Aliens' Influence
June 19, 2015. The Hollywood Reporter

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/killjoys-creator-avoiding-love-triangles-803148

Exclusive: Killjoys creator Michelle Lovretta on the show's Aliens influence and ordinary life in space
June 19, 2015. Blastr

http://www.blastr.com/2015-6-19/exclusive-killjoys-creator-michelle-lovretta-shows-aliens-influence-and-ordinary-life

Syfy's Killjoys: Michelle Lovretta Interview
June 19, 2015. Den of Geek

http://www.denofgeek.us/tv/killjoys/247096/syfys-killjoys-michelle-lovretta-interview

Killjoys: Michelle Lovretta Talks Strong Female Characters at Syfy Press Tour [VIDEO]
June 16, 2015. NiceGirlsTV.com

http://nicegirlstv.com/2015/06/16/killjoys-michelle-lovretta-talks-strong-female-characters-at-syfy-press-tour/

The Warrant Is All: Space Original Series KILLJOYS Premieres June 19
May 13, 2015. Space Channel (Press Release) (Bell Media)

http://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/press/warrant-space-original-series-killjoys-premieres-june-19/

New Lady-Led Space Bounty Hunter Show Killjoys by the Creators of Orphan Black & Lost Girl Is Everything
April 3, 2015. The Mary Sue

http://www.themarysue.com/killjoys-is-everything

How Killjoys will scratch that Firefly urge
November 10, 2014. FanGirlConfessions

http://www.fangirlconfessions.com/2014/11/killjoys-will-scratch-firefly-urge/

SYFY, SPACE AND TEMPLE STREET PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE HANNAH JOHN-KAMEN, AARON ASHMORE AND LUKE MACFARLANE WILL STAR IN NEW SCRIPTED SERIES KILLJOYS
July 22, 2014. Syfy (Press Release) (NBCUniversal)

https://www.nbcumv.com/news/syfy-space-and-temple-street-productions-announce-hannah-john-kamen-aaron-ashmore-and-luke?network=33143

Syfy Picks Up Scripted Series 'Killjoys' (Updated)
April 30, 2014. TV by the Numbers

http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2014/04/30/syfy-picks-up-scripted-series-killjoys/259091/

Space Partners with Syfy for Production of Upcoming Original Series KILLJOYS
April 30, 2014. CNW (Canadian News Wire)

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1346935/space-partners-with-syfy-for-production-of-upcoming-original-series-killjoys

From producers of Space's hit original clone drama ORPHAN BLACK and the creator of LOST GIRL
April 30, 2014. Temple Street Productions

http://www.templestreetproductions.com/index.php/news/entry/space_partners_with_syfy_for_production_of_upcoming_original_series_killjoy

Space Partners with Syfy for Production of Upcoming Original Series KILLJOYS
April 30, 2014. Space Channel (Press Release) (Bell Media)

http://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/press/space-partners-with-syfy-for-production-of-upcoming-original-series-killjoys/

Space orders Killjoys from Lost Girl's Michelle Lovretta
October 8, 2013. Toronto Star

http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/television/2013/10/08/space_orders_killjoys_from_lost_girls_michelle_lovretta.html

Temple Street Productions tapped to produce new series from writer, creator and showrunner Michelle Lovretta
October 7, 2013. Temple Street Productions

http://www.templestreetproductions.com/index.php/news/entry/space_orders_new_original_canadian_drama_killjoys

Michelle Lovretta
NBCUniversal Media

https://www.nbcumv.com/talent/michelle-lovretta/bios_read_more-0

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