Credits: Pose, Dead of Summer
Hailing from The Bronx, STEVEN CANALS is creator and executive producer of the Golden Globe nominated FX drama series Pose.
As a 2015 graduate of UCLA’s MFA Screenwriting program, Canals began his journey as a storyteller in high school, producing the documentary short Turf Violence: What’s It All About? co-funded by HBO Family. He went on to earn a BA in Cinema and a Masters in Student Affairs & Diversity from Binghamton University and moved to Los Angeles in 2012 after a nine year career in higher education.
While attending UCLA, Canals served as a Research Assistant at Hungry Jackal Productions. In 2016 Canals was a staff writer on Freeform’s Dead of Summer, the same year his short film Afuera premiered at the LA Film Festival. Variety Magazine named him a TV Writer to Watch in 2018.
Season 2 of Pose will air Summer 2019.