Favourite TV directorsby ollywill-08723 | created - 9 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
2. Marc Munden
Director | Utopia
Marc Munden was an assistant to Mike Leigh, Derek Jarman and Terence Davies before directing documentaries for the BBC.
His TV dramas have been nominated on 7 occasions for a BAFTA, winning for both The Mark of Cain and National Treasure and on 7 occasions for a Royal Television Society Award, ...
3. Toby Haynes
Director | Doctor Who
Toby Haynes recently directed Brexit: An Uncivil War, written by James Graham and starring Benedict Cumberbatch. The film has been nominated for an Outstanding Television Movie Emmy. His episode of Black Mirror: USS Callister won the Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie last year.
In 2014 he ...
6. Adam Smith
Director | Trespass Against Us
Adam Smith is an award winning film, television drama, documentary, and music video director. His filmmaking journey began as a teenager, making visuals for raves and nightclubs in a creative collective, which he co founded, called Vegetable Vision.
Smith started his television directing career in ...
Director | Game of Thrones
Miguel Sapochnik was born in July 1974 in Hammersmith, London, England as Miguel Vicente Rosenberg-Sapochnik. He is a director and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Repo Men (2010) and Trainspotting (1996). He has been married to Alexis Raben since 2006.
12. Tom Harper
Director | The Aeronauts
Tom Harper is a BAFTA nominated British film and television director, writer and producer. He was born and brought up in London.
Harper began his career making short films. He wrote and directed his break out short film, Cubs, in 2006 about urban fox hunting. He then moved on to direct a range of ...
13. Daniel Percival
Director | Dirty War
Daniel Percival is a BAFTA award winning independent writer/director of film and television. Having originally trained a a film editor Percival started directing documentaries for the BBC in the mid 1990's. In 2001 Percival wrote and directed the groundbreaking docu-drama Smallpox 2002, a feature ...
16. Lukas Ettlin
Camera_department | Transformers
Lukas Ettlin is a director and cinematographer, most well-known for his work on Black Sails, Lincoln Lawyer and Battle Los Angeles. He was born in Luzern, Switzerland and started his career as a teenager, remaking Back to the Future in German, shot for shot, VCR to VCR. After graduating from NYU ...
Director | The Runaways
Floria Sigismondi is a photographer and director. Apart from her art exhibitions she is best known for directing music videos. Her trademark dilating, jittery camerawork, noticeable as early as her video for Marilyn Manson's "The Beautiful People", has been replicated by a great number of directors...
25. Wayne Yip
Director | Utopia
Writer/Director Wayne Yip graduated with a degree in Graphic Design at Oxford & Cherwell College in 2004. His career began initially in music videos but naturally progressed to short films. After the multiple award-winning short film 'Diego's Story', he directed Tom Bidwell's Would Like To Meet for...
28. Minkie Spiro
Director | Rat Women
Minkie is a Fulbright scholar who graduated with a First Class Honours degree from Central St. Martins School in London. She began her professional life as a photographer, her work being exhibited internationally. She would go on to complete a Masters degree in Film Directing at the Royal College ...
29. Jeremy Webb
Director | The Umbrella Academy
Jeremy Webb is a director best known for his work on "Downton Abbey". He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for his episode that dealt with the death of Lady Sybil. He was also nominated for a BAFTA for his work on the legal drama "Silk" and the BBC series "Merlin," where he was the main director ...
Director | Daredevil
Alex Garcia Lopez is a writer and director of BAFTA nominated TV shows. Born in Argentina but Los Angeles based, Alex began his career making short films in London, UK. He is known for his work on Utopia (2013), Misfits (2011), Punisher (2018), Daredevil (2018) and Cloak and Dagger (2018). Just ...
31. Colm McCarthy
Director | The Girl with All the Gifts
Colm McCarthy is a director best known for his work on Peaky Blinders, Sherlock and Endeavour. He was born in Edinburgh and has lived there as well as in Dublin and London. He is happily married and plays a grand total of eight musical instruments all appallingly badly.
He did not formally train in ...