Speaker Kari Skogland

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Kari Skogland


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One of the world’s most prolific female directors of one-hour dramas and feature films, Kari Skogland is committed to producing high-end one-hour dramas for the international market while she continues her award-winning work. Most recently, she was pilot, multiple episode director and an executive producer of Showtime’s Golden Globe Nominated limited series The Loudest Voice starring Russell Crowe as Roger Ailes who won the Golden Globe for his work. Presently, Kari is Executive Producer and Director of all 6 episodes of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier for Marvel, starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. She won several awards for her work as director on the hit series The Handmaid’s Tale and is recognized for the pilot episodes of AMC’s NOS4A2 starring Zachary Quinto, and the pilot of Starz’s The Rook. She was named one of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Ten Directors to Watch” for her auteur debut, won a prestigious BAFTA award for directing The Handmaid’s Tale season one finale, and nominated for a 2018 Emmy® award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale season two. Skogland’s additional television credits include the premiere season of Condor (Audience), The Borgias and Penny Dreadful (Showtime), Boardwalk Empire (HBO), The Killing, The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Under the Dome (CBS), Vikings (History Channel), Power (Starz), The Americans (FX), House of Cards and The Punisher (Netflix) and many more. Skogland also directed Sons of Liberty (History), a 6-part event miniseries for which she won the Directors Guild of Canada (DCG) award for best director of a television miniseries.

Speaking on: Summit Series: Kevin Feige and Kari Skogland

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