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Matia Karrell

Matia Anne Karrell made her directorial debut with her short film Cadillac Dreams, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Film. She is a native of Boston, Massachusetts where she pursued a career as a modern dancer attending the dance program at Harvard University. She then moved to New York City, where she continued her training ... See full bio »

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The West Wing
The West Wing Director
Cadillac Dreams
Cadillac Dreams Director
Behind the Red Door
Army Wives
Army Wives Director


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 2016 Lilly and James (Short)
 2015 Spiderweb (TV Series)
 2010 Army Wives (TV Series) (1 episode)
- New Orders (2010)
 2009 The Tub (Short)
 2007 American Heiress (TV Series) (27 episodes)
- Episode #1.33 (2007)
- Loose Ends (2007)
 2006 The West Wing (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 Great Scott! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 Parenthood (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Gil vs. the Deck (1990)
- Small Surprises (1990)
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989-1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Pimple (1989)
- On the Spot (1989)
 1988 Cadillac Dreams (Short)
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Often mentioned in the press as being a mentor to screenwriter Caitlin McCarthy (II).

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