Michelle MacLaren went from doing almost any job on the set to directing some of the most brutal episodes of Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones. For her, the rougher the better.
Hooked on directing at an early age, Tom Hooper used his experience in soaps and the theater to create the intimate details of The King’s Speech and the grand gestures of Les Misérables.
Seith Mann’s steady rise in television owes much to his natural talent and his ability to stay calm in the face of obstacles.
In the towering TV series True Detective and in his features, Cary Fukunaga researches like crazy so that once he gets to the set he can really let fly.