is an award winning feature film and television director who has been nominated four times for the Emmy Award as Best Director. Most recently he has directed Apple’s The Mosquito Coast starring Justin Theroux, Showtime’s mini-series The Loudest Voice starring Russell Crowe and Naomi Watts, and On Becoming a God in Central Florida starring Kirsten Dunst. He is currently Exec Producing and Directing Station Eleven for HBO Max, starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Mackenzie Davis.
He has directed for many of the most ground breaking cable television series and mini-series, including The Handmaid’s Tale for HULU; for HBO, Game of Thrones, True Detective, The Newsroom, Boardwalk Empire, True Blood, Rome, Six Feet Under, Carnivale, John From Cincinatti and The Pacific; for Showtime, Homeland, Ray Donovan, The Borgias, The Tudors, Dexter, Weeds, Queer as Folk; for AMC The Walking Dead; for F/X American Horror Story: Asylum and Coven, Nip/Tuck and The Riches; and for TNT the mini-series Into the West, produced by Steven Spielberg and nominated for 16 Emmy Awards. Other credits include the TV movie After the Harvest, starring Sam Shepard, winner of the Directors Guild of Canada Award for Best Direction. He has also written and directed three award winning feature films: Fugitive Pieces (Samuel Goldwyn Films, Opening Night, Toronto International Film Festival) starring Stephen Dillane and Rosamund Pike; The Five Senses (Fine Line Distribution, Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival) starring Mary Louise Parker; and Eclipse (Berlin and Sundance Festivals).