Kari Skogland

Kari Skogland

Highest Rated: 83% Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008)

Lowest Rated: 0% Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Writer-producer-director Kari Skogland's award-winning work on television and in films in her native Canada led to directorial assignments in the United States on high-profile projects like "The Walking Dead" (AMC, 2010- ) and "The Bastard Executioner" (FX, 2015). Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Skogland began her directorial career in television commercials and on music videos. She made her debut as a television director on the fantasy series "Dead at 21" (1994) for MTV, with her first feature film, the comedy "The Size of Watermelons," coming one year later. Skogland worked steadily in low budget and independent features and on television before moving to studio efforts like Showtime's "Queer as Folk" (2000-05) and "The L Word" (2004-09). She received her first nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Direction from the Directors Guild of Canada for a 2004 episode of "The Eleventh Hour" (CTV, 2002-05) and netted seven more, including best Feature Film for "The Stone Angel" (2007), her adaptation of the popular Canadian novel of the same name, with Ellen Burstyn and Ellen Page. Skogland won her first DGC Award for the miniseries "Terminal City" (The Movie Network, 2005) and added a second for "Fifty Dead Men Walking" (2008), a political drama about the Irish Republican Army that also earned her a Genie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Hollywood soon took notice of Skogland's growing list of laurels and tapped her to helm episodes of "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO, 2010-14), "The Borgias" (Showtime, 2011-13) and "Longmire" (A&E/Netflix, 2012- ). By 2014, she was directing episodes for many of the most popular network and cable series, including "The Walking Dead," "Penny Dreadful" (Showtime, 2014-16) and Kurt Sutter's historical action-drama "The Bastard Executioner."




83% 68% Fifty Dead Men Walking Director,
- 2008
44% 58% The Stone Angel Director,
$31.9K 2007
No Score Yet 43% Banshee Director - 2006
No Score Yet 30% Rapid Fire Director - 2005
No Score Yet 32% Chicks With Sticks Director - 2004
No Score Yet 37% Riverworld Director - 2003
20% 36% Liberty Stands Still Director,
- 2002
No Score Yet 67% John John in the Sky Writer - 2001
No Score Yet 34% Zebra Lounge Director - 2001
No Score Yet 58% The Courage to Love Director - 2000
0% 31% Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return Director - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet White Lies Director - 1998
No Score Yet 50% Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy Director - 1998
No Score Yet 20% Bone Daddy Director - 1998
No Score Yet 60% Men With Guns Director - 1997
No Score Yet 82% The Size of Watermelons Director,
- 1996


45% 82% The Rook Director 2019
72% 82% NOS4A2 Director 2019
88% 78% The Handmaid's Tale Director 2018
77% 76% House of Cards Director 2016
81% 78% The Walking Dead Director 2016
60% 78% Tyrant Director 2015
63% 66% Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Director 2014
81% 78% Copper Director 2013
88% 93% Longmire Director 2013
68% 45% Under the Dome Director 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shattered Director 2010
57% 73% The L Word Director 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Director 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Traders Director


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