Bite-sized blog post: Karen Gaviola


KAREN GAVIOLA worked as an AD before directing for television. She has directed over 100 episodes of TV.

Gaviola won an NAACP award for her direction of the episode “The Whole Truth” of the hit series Lost.

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Her Website
Women Behind the Scenes Spotlight
TV Guide

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

Lucifer (TV Series) (1 episode)

Weaponizer (2016)

 2016Animal Kingdom (TV Series) (1 episode)

Dead to Me (2016)

 2015-2016Blindspot (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Bone May Rot (2015)

 2012-2016Grimm (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Skin Deep (2016)
Double Date (2015)

 2010-2016NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) (7 episodes)

Core Values (2016)
Merry Evasion (2013)
Rude Awakenings (2012)
Betrayal (2011)

 2015Supergirl (TV Series) (1 episode)

Hostile Takeover (2015)

 2015Hell on Wheels (TV Series) (1 episode)

Elixir of Life (2015)

 2014-2015The Blacklist (TV Series) (4 episodes)

 2015Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014Gotham (TV Series) (1 episode)

Harvey Dent (2014)

 2009-2014Criminal Minds (TV Series) (6 episodes)

Burn (2014)
#6 (2013)
The Pact (2012)
Proof (2011)
Reckoner (2009)

 2014Legends (TV Series) (1 episode)

Rogue (2014)

 2014The Lottery (TV Series) (1 episode)

Greater Good (2014)

 2014Chicago P.D. (TV Series) (2 episodes)

My Way (2014)
Thirty Balloons (2014)

 2013-2014CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Consumed (2014)
Helpless (2013)
Forget Me Not (2013)

 2013-2014Chicago Fire (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Virgin Skin (2014)
Fireworks (2013)

 2013Hostages (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013Golden Boy (TV Series) (1 episode)

Beast of Burden (2013)

 2010-2012Private Practice (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Too Much (2012)
Shotgun (2010)

 2012Sons of Anarchy (TV Series) (1 episode)

Ablation (2012)

 2012Nikita (TV Series) (1 episode)

Arising (2012)

 2011Unforgettable (TV Series) (1 episode)

Spirited Away (2011)

 2011Terra Nova (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Within (2011)
Now You See Me (2011)

 2011Alphas (TV Series) (1 episode)

Rosetta (2011)

 2011Blue Bloods (TV Series) (1 episode)

Cellar Boy (2011)

 2011Off the Map (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2011The Cape (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Lich: Part 1 (2011)

 2010The Whole Truth (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Young Love (2010)
Uncanny (2010)

 2010Chase (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Paranoia (2010)
Repo (2010)

 2009-2010Dark Blue (TV Series) (2 episodes)

High Rollers (2010)
August (2009)

 2010Miami Medical (TV Series) (1 episode)

Like a Hurricane (2010)

 2010The Forgotten (TV Series) (1 episode)

Double Doe (2010)

 2009Castle (TV Series) (1 episode)

Vampire Weekend (2009)

 2009Lie to Me (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Better Half (2009)

 2003-2009CSI: Miami (TV Series) (16 episodes)

Divorce Party (2009)
Tunnel Vision (2008)
Born to Kill (2007)
Man Down (2007)

 2009Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (1 episode)

Greek Tragedy (2009)

 2006-2008Prison Break (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Going Under (2008)
Safe and Sound (2008)
Interference (2007)
Disconnect (2006)

 2008Without a Trace (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Rewind (2008)
Last Call (2008)

 2008Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2008Eleventh Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)

Frozen (2008)

 2007Journeyman (TV Series) (1 episode)

Blowback (2007)

 2007Cane (TV Series) (1 episode)

All Bets Are Off (2007)

 2007Law & Order (TV Series) (1 episode)

Bling (2007)

 2006-2007Lost (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Left Behind (2007)
The Whole Truth (2006)

 2007Lincoln Heights (TV Series) (1 episode)

Blowback (2007)

 2007The Unit (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006Bones (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006Justice (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006Alias (TV Series) (1 episode)

S.O.S. (2006)

 2006Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (1 episode)

Dreamland (2006)

 2005Close to Home (TV Series) (1 episode)

Miranda (2005)

 2005Medical Investigation (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2005CSI: NY (TV Series) (1 episode)

Tanglewood (2005)

 2005The Inside (TV Series) (1 episode)

Little Girl Lost (2005)

 2004Cold Case (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Greed (2004)

 2002Strong Medicine (TV Series) (1 episode)

Deterioration (2002)

 2002Providence (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1999-2001NYPD Blue (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Russellmania (2001)

Bite-sized blog post: Tricia Brock


TRICIA BROCK started out as a PA in commercials in NYC before moving to LA to write scripts (the first of which were for Twin Peaks).

She made her directorial debut with the short film The Car Kid starring James Franco – and has gone on to direct for television.

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Read more about her:


The 25 Best Directors Working In TV Today
Shoot Online

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

Younger (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Hot Mitzvah (2015)

 2016Ray Donovan (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016Outcast (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016Blindspot (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016Margot vs. Lily (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)

Dancers (2016)
Beginners (2016)
Resolutions (2016)

 2014-2015Mozart in the Jungle (TV Series) (3 episodes)

 2015Casual (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Bottles (2015)
Home (2015)

 2015Mr. Robot (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2015The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014-2015Girls (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Ask Me My Name (2015)
Only Child (2014)

 2014Us & Them (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014Red Band Society (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2014Black Box (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Sing Like Me (2014)

 2014Salem (TV Series) (1 episode)

Cat and Mouse (2014)

 2014Suburgatory (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014Silicon Valley (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013-2014The Walking Dead (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Inmates (2014)
Indifference (2013)
Clear (2013)

 2013The Killing (TV Series) (1 episode)

Hope Kills (2013)

 2012-2013Smash (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The Producers (2013)
The Parents (2013)
The Movie Star (2012)

 2013Community (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013Person of Interest (TV Series) (1 episode)

All In (2013)

 2012Royal Pains (TV Series) (1 episode)

Bottoms Up (2012)

 2011Against the Wall (TV Series) (1 episode)

Boys Are Back (2011)

 2011Friends with Benefits (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010-2011The Glades (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Second Skin (2011)
Second Chance (2010)

 2010-2011White Collar (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Scott Free (2011)

 2011Hellcats (TV Series) (1 episode)

Warped Sister (2011)

 2009-2011United States of Tara (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Alterations (2009)

 2011Fairly Legal (TV Series) (1 episode)

Believers (2011)

 2009-201130 Rock (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Mrs. Donaghy (2011)
The Bubble (2009)

 2010The Big C (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2010Hawthorne (TV Series) (2 episodes)

A Mother Knows (2010)
Final Curtain (2010)

 2007-2010Saving Grace (TV Series) (6 episodes)

 2009Raising the Bar (TV Series) (1 episode)

Trust Me (2009)

 2009Gossip Girl (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2008Pushing Daisies (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Norwegians (2008)

 2008Lipstick Jungle (TV Series) (1 episode)

Chapter Ten: Let It Be (2008) … (as Trisha Brock)

 2008In Plain Sight (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2008Dirt (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2008Breaking Bad (TV Series) (1 episode)

Gray Matter (2008)

 2005-2008The L Word (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Lady of the Lake (2008)
Lassoed (2007)
Lifesize (2006)
Land Ahoy (2005)

 2006-2007Ugly Betty (TV Series) (3 episodes)

 2007Veronica Mars (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006Huff (TV Series) (1 episode)

Black Shadows (2006)

 2006Grey’s Anatomy (TV Series) (1 episode)

Superstition (2006)
 2002The Car Kid (Short)

Bite-sized blog post: Roxann Dawson


ROXANN DAWSON broke out as Lieutenant B’Elanna Torres in Star Trek before launching her successful career as a director.

Dawson has also written plays and co-written a trilogy of science fiction novels.

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Her Website
Find her on Twitter
From Trekking Through the Stars to Directing Them: Voyager’s Roxann Dawson Is Now An In-Demand Director
Roxann Dawson on “Mercy Street” and directing
Roxann Dawson Satisfied With Star Trek Voyager – Says No Chance For Reunion

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

Chance (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016Good Girls Revolt (TV Series) (1 episode)

Exposé (2016)

 2016The Path (TV Series) (2 episodes)

The Shore (2016)
Refugees (2016)

 2016Rosewood (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016Colony (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Zero Day (2016)
Broussard (2016)

 2016Mercy Street (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The Uniform (2016)
The Haversack (2016)
The New Nurse (2016)

 2015Aquarius (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014-2015Bates Motel (TV Series) (2 episodes)

The Pit (2015)

 2013-2015Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Ragtag (2014)
Eye Spy (2013)

 2015Bosch (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014Hell on Wheels (TV Series) (1 episode)

Thirteen Steps (2014)

 2014Stalker (TV Series) (1 episode)

Phobia (2014)

 2014Matador (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013-2014Major Crimes (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Cutting Loose (2014)
Final Cut (2013)

 2014Believe (TV Series) (1 episode)

Sinking (2014)

 2014Rake (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014Revolution (TV Series) (1 episode)

Dreamcatcher (2014)

 2013Under the Dome (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Fourth Hand (2013)

 2012-2013Smash (TV Series) (2 episodes)

The Phenomenon (2013)
Tech (2012)

 2012-2013Vegas (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Past Lives (2013)
Solid Citizens (2012)

 2013Touch (TV Series) (1 episode)

Reunions (2013)

 2011-2012Treme (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Feels Like Rain (2011)

 2012Scandal (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2010-2012The Good Wife (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Pants on Fire (2012)
Getting Off (2011)
On Tap (2010)

 2010-2012The Mentalist (TV Series) (3 episodes)

At First Blush (2012)
Bloodsport (2011)
Red All Over (2010)

 2012Prime Suspect (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2008-2011The Closer (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Heart Attack (2010)
Half Load (2009)
Split Ends (2008)

 2011The Cape (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Lich: Part 2 (2011)

 2010Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010Lie to Me (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010Caprica (TV Series) (1 episode)

End of Line (2010)

 2007-2010Heroes (TV Series) (3 episodes)

 2009Melrose Place (TV Series) (1 episode)

Shoreline (2009)

 2009Hawthorne (TV Series) (1 episode)

Night Moves (2009)

 2005-2009Cold Case (TV Series) (8 episodes)

The Brush Man (2009)
Glory Days (2008)
World’s End (2007)

 2004-2007Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (12 episodes)

Crash (2007)
Hubris (2007)
Retribution (2007)
Death Goes On (2005)

 2006The O.C. (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Journey (2006)

 2006Lost (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Long Con (2006)

 2006Close to Home (TV Series) (1 episode)

Privilege (2006)

 2005Medical Investigation (TV Series) (1 episode)

Half Life (2005)

 2001-2004Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) (10 episodes)

Awakening (2004)
Chosen Realm (2004)
Exile (2003)

 2003-2004The Division (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Diagnosis (2003)

 2003Charmed (TV Series) (1 episode)

Lucky Charmed (2003)

 2002Any Day Now (TV Series) (1 episode)

 1999-2001Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Riddles (1999)

 2001The Heartbreak Cafe (TV Series) (1 episode)

Bite-sized blog post: Bethany Rooney


BETHANY ROONEY worked in Bruce Paltrow’s office and thanks to the work of the Original Six and other activists in the 1970s who opened doors for women in the Industry she was asked to work for Paltrow’s seminal series St. Elsewhere.

She has gone on to direct for many, many television series since – and shares her knowledge about directing through her blog.

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Her Website
Find her on Twitter
Interview 1
Interview 2

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

The Originals (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Episode #4.2 (2017)
Out of the Easy (2015)

 2014-2016Pretty Little Liars (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Scream for Me (2014)

 2014-2016Nashville (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2015-2016NCIS: New Orleans (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The Third Man (2016)
More Now (2015)

 2016Recovery Road (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014-2016NCIS (TV Series) (4 episodes)

React (2016)
Lockdown (2015)
Cabin Fever (2015)
Grounded (2014)

 2013-2016Criminal Minds (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Hostage (2016)
If the Shoe Fits (2014)
Final Shot (2013)

 2013-2015Hart of Dixie (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Red Dye #40 (2015)
Second Chance (2014)
The Kiss (2013)

 2015About a Boy (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2014Parenthood (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Fraud Alert (2014)

 2014Murder in the First (TV Series) (1 episode)

Family Matters (2014)

 2009-2014Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Hope and Glory (2014)
Good Grief (2010)
What If? (2009)

 2014Dallas (TV Series) (1 episode)

Lifting the Veil (2014)

 2013Betrayal (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013Arrow (TV Series) (1 episode)

State vs Queen (2013)

 2013The Fosters (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2012-201390210 (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Strange Brew (2013)
The Sea Change (2012)

 2012Scandal (TV Series) (1 episode)

Spies Like Us (2012)

 2011-2012Switched at Birth (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The Trial (2012)

 2008-2012Private Practice (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Good Grief (2012)
Blind Love (2011)
Best Laid Plans (2010)
Worlds Apart (2008)

 2012Political Animals (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)

 2012The Client List (TV Series) (1 episode)

Life of Riley (2012)

 2010-2012Make It or Break It (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Truth Be Told (2012)

 2009-2012In Plain Sight (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Drag Me to Hell (2012)

 2012GCB (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2011Revenge (TV Series) (1 episode)

Suspicion (2011)

 2011The Protector (TV Series) (1 episode)

Bangs (2011)

 2011Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series) (1 episode)

Living Proof (2011)

 2009-2011Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (8 episodes)

Never Say Never (2011)
Scandalized (2011)
An Ideal Husband (2010)

 2010Castle (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010Hellcats (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2009Melrose Place (TV Series) (1 episode)

San Vicente (2009)

 2009The Cleaner (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2009Weeds (TV Series) (1 episode)

Van Nuys (2009)

 2009Eli Stone (TV Series) (1 episode)

Tailspin (2009)

 2009Ugly Betty (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2008The Starter Wife (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2007-2008Las Vegas (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2007Grey’s Anatomy (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2005-2007South of Nowhere (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Secret Truths (2005)

 2000-2007Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (3 episodes)

 2005-2007Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (6 episodes)

Sleeping Beauty (2007)
Isolation (2007)
Mace vs. Scalpel (2006)
Enlightenment (2005)

 2006-2007What About Brian (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2005-2006One Tree Hill (TV Series) (4 episodes)

 2006Windfall (TV Series) (1 episode)

Answered Prayers (2006)

 2006Everwood (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2004-2005Unfabulous (TV Series) (8 episodes)

The Information (2005)
The 66th Day (2005)
The Rep (2004)
The Pink Guitar (2004)

 2005Inconceivable (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2005Joan of Arcadia (TV Series) (1 episode)

Spring Cleaning (2005)

 2002-2004Soul Food (TV Series) (3 episodes)

We Plan (2004)
Two to Tango (2004)

 2002-2004Boston Public (TV Series) (3 episodes)

 2002-2003Dawson’s Creek (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Love Bites (2003)
Spiderwebs (2002)

 2002-2003She Spies (TV Series) (3 episodes)

First Date (2003)
Ice Man (2002)
Poster Girl (2002)

 1996-2002Touched by an Angel (TV Series) (12 episodes)

Holy of Holies (2001)
The Penalty Box (2001)
Legacy (2000)

 2000-2002Ally McBeal (TV Series) (4 episodes)

All of Me (2002)
The New Day (2002)
Queen Bee (2001)
Love on Holiday (2000)

 2000Ed (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2000Just Deal (TV Series) (pilot episode)

 1999Jack & Jill (TV Series) (1 episode)

Men Will Be Boys (1999)

 1999Snoops (TV Series) (1 episode)

Constitutions (1999)
 1999The Promise (TV Movie)

 1998-1999Hyperion Bay (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Family Business (1998)

 1996-1998Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Birdman (1998)
All That Matters (1997)
Before the Dawn (1997)
Having It All (1996)

 1990-1997Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (14 episodes)

Storm Warning (1997)
Lover’s Leap (1995)
Stormy Weather (1995)
 1997When Innocence Is Lost (TV Movie)
 1996She Cried No (TV Movie)
 1996Full Circle (TV Movie)
 1996Remembrance (TV Movie)
 1995Mixed Blessings (TV Movie)

 1994-1995Picket Fences (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Close Encounters (1995)
My Left Shoe (1994)

 1993-1994Sisters (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Scandalous (1994)
Broken Angel (1993)

 1992-1994Melrose Place (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Parting Glances (1994)
My Way (1992)
Leap of Faith (1992)

 1993Class of ’96 (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 1991-1992Dream On (TV Series) (8 episodes)

Red All Over (1992)
What Women Want (1992)

 1992Home Fires (TV Series) (1 episode)

Sibling Revelry (1992)
 1991K-9 (TV Movie)

 1991WIOU (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 1990Ferris Bueller (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Stand-In Deliver (1990) … (as Beth Rooney Hillshafer)
Custodian of the People (1990) … (as Beth Rooney Hillshafer)

 1990Elvis (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Bodyguards (1990)
Sun Sessions (1990)

 1989The Wonder Years (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Wayne on Wheels (1989) … (as Beth Hillshafer)
Coda (1989) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

 1989CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)

American Nuclear (1989) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

 1988-1989Hooperman (TV Series) (2 episodes)

The Sure Thing (1989) … (as Beth Hillshafer)
Baby on Board (1988) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

 1989Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (1 episode)

Brothers (1989)

 1988-1989TV 101 (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Clicks (1989) … (as Beth Hillshafer)
On the Road (1989) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

 1988Dear John (TV Series) (1 episode)

Hello/Goodbye (1988) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

 1988China Beach (TV Series) (1 episode)

Hot Spell (1988) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

 1988Eisenhower & Lutz (TV Series) (1 episode)

Take My Ex-Wife, Please (1988) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

 1985-1988St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Final Cut (1988) … (as Beth Hillshafer)
Brand New Bag (1986) … (as Beth Hillshafer)
Black’s Magic (1986) … (as Beth Hillshafer)
Watch the Skies (1985) … (as Beth Hillshafer)

Bite-sized blog post: Wendey Stanzler


WENDEY STANZLER began her career as an editor, editing Michael Moore’s breakout documentary Roger & Me (1989) – and has won more than one Emmy for her editing work in television.

She has also directed for numerous television series starting with Sex and the City.

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Read more about her:


Find her on Twitter
Find her on Facebook
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
Podcast about The Arrow

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

G.L.O.W. (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)

Episode #1.2 (2017)

 2015-2016You’re the Worst (TV Series) (8 episodes)

Fix Me, Dummy (2016)
Try Real Hard (2016)

 2016Grace and Frankie (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Party (2016)

 2016Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Paradise Lost (2016)

 2014-2016Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Mama (2014)

 2015-2016Shameless (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Refugees (2016)
Uncle Carl (2015)

 2013-2015Arrow (TV Series) (6 episodes)

Restoration (2015)
Sara (2013)

 2015Chasing Life (TV Series) (2 episodes)

One Day (2015)

 2014-2015About a Boy (TV Series) (2 episodes)

About a Trunk (2015)

 2015The Flash (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2015Gotham (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013-2014Revenge (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Intel (2014)
Blood (2014)
Union (2013)

 2013-2014Switched at Birth (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2014The Tomorrow People (TV Series) (1 episode)

Son of Man (2014)

 2013Glee (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The End of Twerk (2013)
Wonder-ful (2013)

 2011-2013Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Recall Vote (2013)
Leslie vs. April (2012)
Flu Season (2011)

 2013The Michael J. Fox Show (TV Series) (1 episode)

Bed Bugs (2013)

 2010-2013Pretty Little Liars (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Under the Gun (2013)
The Kahn Game (2012)
Reality Bites Me (2010)

 2013Save Me (TV Series) (1 episode)

WWJD (2013)

 2013The Mindy Project (TV Series) (1 episode)

Triathlon (2013)

 2013The New Normal (TV Series) (1 episode)

Dog Children (2013)

 2012-2013Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 (TV Series) (3 episodes)

A Reunion… (2012)
Shitagi Nashi… (2012)

 2012Nashville (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2011-2012The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Our Town (2012)
Know Thy Enemy (2011)

 2012The Client List (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Acting Up (2012)

 2012Next Caller (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2011The Lying Game (TV Series) (1 episode)

Being Sutton (2011)

 2011The Nine Lives of Chloe King (TV Series) (1 episode)

Pilot (2011)

 2011Love Bites (TV Series) (1 episode)

How To… (2011) … (segment “‘Banana Bread’ & ‘Decent Proposal'”)

 2010No Ordinary Family (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2009-2010The Middle (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Back to School (2010)
Average Rules (2010)
The Break-Up (2010)
The Scratch (2009)

 2010Huge (TV Series) (1 episode)

Poker Face (2010)

 2010Royal Pains (TV Series) (1 episode)

Frenemies (2010)

 2010Mercy (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2010Gossip Girl (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2009Eastwick (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2009Dollhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Left Hand (2009)

 2007-2009Ugly Betty (TV Series) (4 episodes)

I’m Coming Out (2007)

 2008-200990210 (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Life’s a Drag (2009)
The Jet Set (2008)

 2008Samantha Who? (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2007-2008Men in Trees (TV Series) (2 episodes)

History Lessons (2007)

 2007Private Practice (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2007Big Shots (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2007Monk (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 2006-2007Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Gossip (2007)
Children and Art (2006)
One More Kiss (2006)

 2006Six Degrees (TV Series) (1 episode)

A New Light (2006)

 2006Love Monkey (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Window (2006)

 2005-2006Grey’s Anatomy (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Much Too Much (2005)
Deny, Deny, Deny (2005)

 2004Sex and the City (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Ick Factor (2004)

Bite-sized blog post: Beata Pozniak Daniels


BEAT POZNIAK DANIELS began her career in the US as an actor in Oliver Stone’s JFK (1991) after working on several films in Poland and throughout Europe.

After moving to America she began directing and advocated for International Women’s Day to be recognized in the US.

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FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2014People on the Bridge (Short)
 2013An Interview with Lech Walesa (Documentary short) (as Beata Pozniak)
 2009On Profiles in Courage (Documentary) (as Beata Pozniak)
 2002Mnemosyne (Short) (as Beata Pozniak)
 2001Roots (Documentary) (as Beata Pozniak)
 1998Women’s Day: The Making of a Bill (Documentary short) (as Beata Pozniak)

Bite-sized blog post: Theresa Rebeck


THERESA REBECK is most well known as a playwright and television writer for such shows as the Law & Order franchise and as creator of shows such as Smash.

Recently she has ventured into feature film directing with her directorial debut Poor Behavior (2016) based on her play of the same name.

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Bite-sized blog post: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi


ELIZABETH CHAI VASARHELYI worked as an assistant director for Mike Nichols before venturing into her career as a documentary filmmaker. Vasarhelyi is the daughter of academics and studied at Princeton.

In 2013 Vasarhelyi was named a Sundance Documentary Film Fellow and in 2015 her film Meru premiered at Sundance.

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FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2015Incorruptible (Documentary)
 2015Meru (Documentary)
 2013Touba (Documentary)
 2003/IIA Normal Life (Documentary)

Bite-sized blog post: Alyssa Lemon


ALYSSA LEMON produced the documentary Take It With You (2011) with her brother Bryce as they traveled around the world seeking the meaning of life through travel, experience and film.

Her feature directorial debut In Neon Lights (2015) is distributed online via the website.

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Bite-sized blog post: Chinonye Chukwu


CHINONYE CHUKWU is an Assistant Professor at Wright State University.

She is a recipient of the Princess Grace Award and her feature film AlaskaLand (2012) screened at the Chicago International Film Festival among many other festivals. The film was then distributed via New World Distribution and Indie Rights Movie and can now be viewed online.

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FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2013A Long Walk (Short)
 2012/IIBottom (Short)
 2010The Dance Lesson (Short)
 2009Igbo Kwenu! (Short)