Bite-sized blog post: Hannelle M. Culpepper


HANNELLE M. CULPEPPER studied French and Economics as an undergraduate before studying communications at USC.

She began her career as a writer and directed the short film A Single Rose (2003) with a grant from the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and has gone on to direct for numerous television series.

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Hillview Productions
Within the Movie Websit
VIDEO: Interview

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

Gotham (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2016Quantico (TV Series) (1 episode)

Aquiline (2016)

 2016Empire (TV Series) (1 episode)

Cupid Kills (2016) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2016Mistresses (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Fight or Flight (2016)

 2016American Gothic (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Artist in His Museum (2016) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2015-2016Castle (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Tone Death (2016)
Private Eye Caramba! (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2016The Originals (TV Series) (1 episode)

Alone with Everybody (2016) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2016The Flash (TV Series) (1 episode)

King Shark (2016) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2014-2016Criminal Minds (TV Series) (4 episodes)

The Bond (2016)
Breath Play (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)
Scream (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)
The Edge of Winter (2014) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2015Grimm (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Maiden Quest (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)
Wesenrein (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2015Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Art of War (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2015Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (1 episode)

Na Kame Hele (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2015Stalker (TV Series) (1 episode)

Love Hurts (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2015American Crime (TV Series) (1 episode)

Episode Five (2015) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 2014Revenge (TV Series) (1 episode)

Ambush (2014)
 2013The Bride (Short)

 2012Parenthood (TV Series) (1 episode)

What to My Wondering Eyes (2012) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)

 201290210 (TV Series) (1 episode)

Into the Wild (2012) … (as Hanelle Culpepper)
 2011Deadly Sibling Rivalry (TV Movie)
 2006Leila (Short)
 2005How to Stand in Line for Star Wars (Documentary short)

 2005Guilty or Innocent? (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2003Six and the City (Short)
 2003A Single Rose (Short)
 2002/IThe Wedding Dress (Short)

Bite-sized blog post: Alexis O. Korycinski

Alexis O Korycinski

ALEXIS O. KORYCINSKI was  a participant in the prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women.

Her documentary feature Defining Beauty: Ms. Wheelchair America (2011) premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival where it won the Audience Award for Best Documentary.

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Defining Beauty blog
Alexis O. Korycinski had the opportunity to show her short film, The Haircut, at the 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival
DC Independent Film Festival

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2011Collision (Short) (as Alexis Ostrander) (post-production)
 2014Ballon (Short) (as Alexis Ostrander)
 2014The Haircut (Short)
 2011Defining Beauty: Ms. Wheelchair America (Documentary) (as Alexis Ostrander)

Bite-sized blog post: Lesli Linka Glatter

Leslie Linka Glatter

LESLI LINKA GLATTER was a graduate of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women in 1984 and went on to Academy Award nominations and Emmy wins.

On Homeland Glatter was not only a regular director but also a producer.

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AMAZON (Streaming)



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‘Homeland’ Exec Producer Lesli Linka Glatter on TV Diversity: Nothing’s Changed in 25 Years
Huffington Post

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

Six (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes) (filming)

Episode #1.2 (2017)
Pilot (2017)

 2012-2015Homeland (TV Series) (13 episodes)

A False Glimmer (2015)
Oriole (2015)
Long Time Coming (2014)
Shalwar Kameez (2014)
The Drone Queen (2014)
The Star (2013)
Still Positive (2013)

 2013-2015Ray Donovan (TV Series) (2 episodes)

New Birthday (2013)

 2014The Leftovers (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013Masters of Sex (TV Series) (1 episode)

Fallout (2013)

 2012-2013The Newsroom (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Willie Pete (2013)

 2013Justified (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Hatchet Tour (2013)

 2013The Walking Dead (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Suicide King (2013)

 2012Last Resort (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2012Nashville (TV Series) (1 episode)

Move It on Over (2012)

 2012Boss (TV Series) (1 episode)

Ablution (2012)

 2010-2012True Blood (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Sunset (2012)
Night on the Sun (2010)

 2012Lauren (TV Series) (3 episodes)

The Suck (2012)
The Third Man (2012)
The Report (2012)

 2010-2012Pretty Little Liars (TV Series) (3 episodes)

unmAsked (2012)
Pilot (2010)
 2011Grace (TV Movie)

 2011The Playboy Club (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2011The Chicago Code (TV Series) (2 episodes)

The Gold Coin Kid (2011) … (as Leslie Linka Glatter)

 2009-2010Lie to Me (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Unchained (2009)

 2007-2010Mad Men (TV Series) (6 episodes)

The Benefactor (2008)
5G (2007)

 2010The Good Wife (TV Series) (1 episode)

Boom (2010)

 2007-2009House M.D. (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Wilson (2009)
The Greater Good (2009)
You Don’t Want to Know (2007) … (as Lesli Glatter)

 2009The Mentalist (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Red Scare (2009)
Crimson Casanova (2009)

 2009Weeds (TV Series) (1 episode)

Su-Su-Sucio (2009)

 2009The Unit (TV Series) (1 episode)

Endgame (2009)

 1995-2008ER (TV Series) (13 episodes)

The High Holiday (2008)
Out on a Limb (2006)
Fear (2004)
Get Carter (2004)
Flight of Fancy (2000)
The Domino Heart (2000)
Vanishing Act (1998)

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

 2008Swingtown (TV Series) (1 episode)

Friends with Benefits (2008) … (as Lesli Glatter)

 2007Journeyman (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2007Heroes (TV Series) (1 episode)

Chapter Five ‘Fight or Flight’ (2007) … (as Lesli Glatter)

 2007Heartland (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2006The Closer (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Other Woman (2006)

 2006The Evidence (TV Series) (1 episode)

Stringers (2006)

 2002-2006The West Wing (TV Series) (8 episodes)

Impact Winter (2004)
Full Disclosure (2004)
Abu el Banat (2003)
Disaster Relief (2003)
Election Night (2002)

 2005Grey’s Anatomy (TV Series) (1 episode)

Let It Be (2005)

 2005Revelations (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)

Hour Six (2005)
Hour Five (2005)

 2005Jonny Zero (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2005Numb3rs (TV Series) (1 episode)

Prime Suspect (2005)

 2005The O.C. (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Family Ties (2005) … (as Lesli Glatter)
 2003Newton (TV Movie)

 2002Presidio Med (TV Series) (1 episode)

Do No Harm (2002)

 2000-2002Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (5 episodes)

Rory’s Dance (2000)
Pilot (2000)
 2002In My Life (TV Movie)
 2001The Big House (TV Movie)

 1999-2001Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Sacrifice (2001)
A Single Life (1999)

 2001Citizen Baines (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Appraisal (2001)

 2001Third Watch (TV Series) (1 episode)

True Love (2001)

 2000Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (2 episodes)

 1998Buddy Faro (TV Series) (1 episode)

Touched by an Amnesiac (1998) … (as Lesli Glatter)

 1998Brooklyn South (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Gay Avec (1998)

 1996Murder One (TV Series) (1 episode)

Chapter Eighteen (1996)

 1994NYPD Blue (TV Series) (2 episodes)

A Sudden Fish (1994)
 1994State of Emergency (TV Movie)
 1994Birdland (TV Series)
 1993Black Tie Affair (TV Series)

 1992On the Air (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Episode #1.5 (1992)
Episode #1.2 (1992)

 1990-1991Twin Peaks (TV Series) (4 episodes)

Episode #2.16 (1991)
Episode #2.6 (1990)
Episode #2.3 (1990)
Episode #1.6 (1990)

 1990Brewster Place (TV Series) (1 episode)

Gone Fishing (1990)

 1988Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Promise (1988)
 1987Into the Homeland (TV Movie)

 1986-1987Amazing Stories (TV Series) (3 episodes)

Without Diana (1987)

Bite-sized blog post: Sian Heder


Sian Heder

SIAN HEDER attended the AFI Directing Workshop for Women where she directed her first short film Mother (2006) which made it into Cannes’ Cinefondation.

After completing that program Heder went on to join the writing team of Men of a Certain Age and Orange is the New Black. She directed another short starring Zachery Quinto, Dog Eat Dog (2012) which she funded with a Kickstarter campaign.Her first feature premieres at Sundance in 2016 with Netflix already in place as a distributor.

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Where to watch her films:

Do a Search on NETFLIX …  her film Tallulah coming soon…


Read more about her:

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Website for Short Film Mother
Los Angeles Times
Netflix Buys Sian Heder’s ‘Tallulah,’ Starring Ellen Page and Allison Janney
Ellen Page, Allison Janney to star in Route One’s ‘Tallulah’

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2012Dog Eat Dog (Short)
 2006/IMother (Short)