Michelle MacLaren

Michelle Maxwell MacLaren is a Canadian television director and producer.wikipedia
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Gliding Over All

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She was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards, all for Breaking Bad: one for directing the episode "One Minute" (season 3, episode 7) in 2010, one for directing the episode "Gliding Over All" (season 5, episode 8) in 2013, and the other four in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 for Outstanding Drama Series, on which she served as an executive producer, winning in 2013 and 2014.
Written by Moira Walley-Beckett and directed by Michelle MacLaren, it aired on AMC in the United States on September 2, 2012.

John Doe (The X-Files)

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MacLaren made her directorial debut on the season nine episode of The X-Files, "John Doe", which was written by her future Breaking Bad collaborator Vince Gilligan.
It was written by executive producer Vince Gilligan, and directed by co-executive producer Michelle MacLaren.

Game of Thrones

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She has directed episodes of The X-Files, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Westworld.
Daniel Minahan directed five episodes, and Michelle MacLaren, Alik Sakharov, and Miguel Sapochnik directed four each; MacLaren is also the only female director in the entire series' run.

One Minute (Breaking Bad)

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She was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards, all for Breaking Bad: one for directing the episode "One Minute" (season 3, episode 7) in 2010, one for directing the episode "Gliding Over All" (season 5, episode 8) in 2013, and the other four in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 for Outstanding Drama Series, on which she served as an executive producer, winning in 2013 and 2014.
It was written by Thomas Schnauz and directed by Michelle MacLaren.

The Walking Dead (TV series)

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She has directed episodes of The X-Files, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Westworld.
Along with Darabont, who directed the pilot episode, the remaining five were directed by Michelle MacLaren, Gwyneth Horder-Payton, Johan Renck, Ernest Dickerson, and Guy Ferland, respectively.

Wonder Woman (2017 film)

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In November 2014, it was announced that MacLaren would develop the script and direct Wonder Woman, the iconic character's first solo cinematic appearance and the fourth installment of the DC Extended Universe.
While Michelle MacLaren was the studio's initial choice to direct (and while she initially indicated interest), she eventually left the project due to creative differences.

DC Extended Universe

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In November 2014, it was announced that MacLaren would develop the script and direct Wonder Woman, the iconic character's first solo cinematic appearance and the fourth installment of the DC Extended Universe.
In October 2014, Wonder Woman was announced by Warner Bros. In November, Michelle MacLaren was confirmed to direct the film from a screenplay by Jason Fuchs.

The X-Files

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She has directed episodes of The X-Files, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Westworld.

Breaking Bad

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MacLaren made her directorial debut on the season nine episode of The X-Files, "John Doe", which was written by her future Breaking Bad collaborator Vince Gilligan. She has directed episodes of The X-Files, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Westworld. MacLaren won two back-to-back Primetime Emmy Awards for producing Breaking Bad in 2013 and 2014.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

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She was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards, all for Breaking Bad: one for directing the episode "One Minute" (season 3, episode 7) in 2010, one for directing the episode "Gliding Over All" (season 5, episode 8) in 2013, and the other four in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 for Outstanding Drama Series, on which she served as an executive producer, winning in 2013 and 2014.

Population 436

Population 436 is a 2006 mystery-horror film directed by Michelle MacLaren and starring Jeremy Sisto, Fred Durst, Peter Outerbridge and Charlotte Sullivan.

The Deuce (TV series)

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She was the executive producer of and directed the pilot for David Simon's HBO drama The Deuce.

The Nightingale (2015 novel)

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In August 2016, it was announced that MacLaren would direct the film adaptation of Kristin Hannah's novel The Nightingale.
In August 2016 it was announced that Michelle MacLaren will direct the film.

Cowboy Ninja Viking

On January 31, 2018, MacLaren was confirmed as director for the film Cowboy Ninja Viking.
On January 31, 2018, Michelle MacLaren was confirmed as director for the film.

Westworld (TV series)

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She has directed episodes of The X-Files, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Westworld.

Primetime Emmy Award

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She was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards, all for Breaking Bad: one for directing the episode "One Minute" (season 3, episode 7) in 2010, one for directing the episode "Gliding Over All" (season 5, episode 8) in 2013, and the other four in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 for Outstanding Drama Series, on which she served as an executive producer, winning in 2013 and 2014. MacLaren won two back-to-back Primetime Emmy Awards for producing Breaking Bad in 2013 and 2014.

Vancouver

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MacLaren grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia.

British Columbia

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MacLaren grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Queen's University

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She graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

Kingston, Ontario

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She graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

List of directorial debuts

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MacLaren made her directorial debut on the season nine episode of The X-Files, "John Doe", which was written by her future Breaking Bad collaborator Vince Gilligan.

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MacLaren made her directorial debut on the season nine episode of The X-Files, "John Doe", which was written by her future Breaking Bad collaborator Vince Gilligan.

Producers Guild of America Award for Best Episodic Drama

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She was also nominated for three Producers Guild of America Award for Best Episodic Drama for Breaking Bad, winning in 2014 and 2015.