Lesli Linka Glatter
Lesli Linka Glatter is a director of film, network, and premium cable television drama, with both pilots and episodes to her credit. Lesli’s TV work includes Homeland, The Newsroom, The Walking Dead, Justified, Ray Donovan, Masters of Sex, True Blood, Mad Men, The Leftovers, The Good Wife, The West Wing, NYPD Blue, ER, Freaks and Geeks and Twin Peaks. Lesli has also directed numerous pilots including Gilmore Girls, Pretty Little Liars and SIX.
Her films include Now and Then, The Proposition and for HBO, State of Emergency. Lesli is currently the Executive Producer/Director on Homeland. She began her directing career through the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women and received an Oscar nomination for her short film Tales of the Meeting and Parting.
Lesli has been nominated for 7 Emmys and 6 Directors Guild Awards, winning twice. Lesli serves as the 5th Vice President of the Directors Guild of America, is on the DGA’s Western Directors Council, as well as the Executive Committee of the Directors Branch of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Lesli recently received the Caucus Foundation Award, the Dorothy Arzner Directing Award from Women in Film and the Franklin Schaffner Award from the American Film Institute.