Alan Taylor (director)

Alan Taylor
Alan Taylor (born c. 1959) is an American television and film director.wikipedia
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The Sopranos

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He is known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Deadwood, and Mad Men. In 2007 Taylor won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for The Sopranos episode "Kennedy and Heidi".
Titled The Many Saints of Newark, it is written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner and will be directed by Alan Taylor.

Thor: The Dark World

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He also directed films such as Palookaville, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys. Besides his television work, Taylor has directed five feature films: Palookaville, The Emperor's New Clothes, Kill the Poor, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys.
The film was directed by Alan Taylor, with a screenplay by Christopher Yost and the writing team of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

Mad Men

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He is known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Deadwood, and Mad Men. In 2008 and 2018 he was also nominated in the same category for the Mad Men episode "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and the Game of Thrones episode "Beyond the Wall" respectively.
Alan Taylor, a veteran director of The Sopranos, directed the pilot and also helped establish the series' visual tone.

Kennedy and Heidi

In 2007 Taylor won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for The Sopranos episode "Kennedy and Heidi".
Written by Matthew Weiner and series creator and showrunner David Chase, and directed by Alan Taylor, it premiered in the United States on May 13, 2007.

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Mad Men)

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In 2008 and 2018 he was also nominated in the same category for the Mad Men episode "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and the Game of Thrones episode "Beyond the Wall" respectively.
It first aired on July 19, 2007 in the United States on AMC and was written by creator Matthew Weiner and directed by Alan Taylor.

Beyond the Wall (Game of Thrones)

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In 2008 and 2018 he was also nominated in the same category for the Mad Men episode "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and the Game of Thrones episode "Beyond the Wall" respectively.
It was written by series co-creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and directed by Alan Taylor.

Six Feet Under (TV series)

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He is known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Deadwood, and Mad Men.
Single-episode directors included Peter Care, Alan Caso, Lisa Cholodenko, Allen Coulter, Adam Davidson, Mary Harron, Joshua Marston, Jim McBride, Karen Moncrieff, John Patterson, Matt Shakman, Alan Taylor, Rose Troche, and Peter Webber.

Palookaville (film)

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He also directed films such as Palookaville, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys. Besides his television work, Taylor has directed five feature films: Palookaville, The Emperor's New Clothes, Kill the Poor, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys.
Palookaville is a 1995 crime comedy film about a trio of burglars and their dysfunctional family of origin, starring William Forsythe, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Vincent Gallo, Adam Trese and Frances McDormand and directed by Alan Taylor.

Game of Thrones

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He is known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Deadwood, and Mad Men. In 2008 and 2018 he was also nominated in the same category for the Mad Men episode "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and the Game of Thrones episode "Beyond the Wall" respectively.
Alan Taylor has directed seven episodes, the most episodes of the series.

Terminator Genisys

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He also directed films such as Palookaville, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys. Besides his television work, Taylor has directed five feature films: Palookaville, The Emperor's New Clothes, Kill the Poor, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys.
Terminator Genisys is a 2015 American science fiction action film directed by Alan Taylor, and written by Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier.

Kill the Poor (film)

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Besides his television work, Taylor has directed five feature films: Palookaville, The Emperor's New Clothes, Kill the Poor, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys.
Kill the Poor is director Alan Taylor's screen adaptation of a novel by Joel Rose.

The Emperor's New Clothes (2001 film)

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Besides his television work, Taylor has directed five feature films: Palookaville, The Emperor's New Clothes, Kill the Poor, Thor: The Dark World, and Terminator Genisys.
Directed by Alan Taylor, the film stars Ian Holm as Napoleon (his third performance as that person, after Napoleon and Love and Time Bandits) and Eugene Lenormand, a Napoleon look-alike, Iben Hjejle as Nicole 'Pumpkin' Truchaut and Tim McInnerny as Dr. Lambert.

Anna Domino

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His sister is the indie rock musician Anna Domino.
Her brother, Alan Taylor, is a successful film and television director.

The Many Saints of Newark

The Many Saints of Newark is an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Alan Taylor and written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner as a prequel to Chase's HBO crime drama series The Sopranos.

Blood Ties (Homicide: Life on the Street)

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Directed by Alan Taylor, Nick Gomez and Mark Pellington, "Blood Ties" marked the first appearances of Peter Gerety, Jon Seda and Callie Thorne as regular cast members, replacing outgoing cast members Melissa Leo and Max Perlich.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

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In 2007 Taylor won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for The Sopranos episode "Kennedy and Heidi".

Mimi Cazort

Taylor's mother, Mimi Cazort, was curator emerita for the National Gallery of Canada.
They are the parents of TV and film director Alan Taylor, and indie rocker Anna Domino.

A Dog and Pony Show (Homicide: Life on the Street)

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The episode was written James Yoshimura based on a story by executive producer Tom Fontana, and was directed by Alan Taylor, who Homicide executive director Barry Levinson chose after being impressed by Taylor's short film That Burning Question (1988).

The Ride (The Sopranos)

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Written by Terence Winter and directed by Alan Taylor, it originally aired on May 7, 2006.

Stage 5 (The Sopranos)

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It was written by Terence Winter and directed by Alan Taylor, and originally aired on April 15, 2007.

The Blue Comet

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Written by series creator and showrunner David Chase and Matthew Weiner, and directed by Alan Taylor, it originally aired in the United States on June 3, 2007, two weeks after the preceding episode.