Kat Candler

Dir
Candler Productions

Kat Candler’s award-winning feature Hellion starring Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis, played in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. Candler's work in television includes directing seven episodes of Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey's highly acclaimed Queen Sugar, two episodes of 13 Reasons Why and and an episode of Sorry for Your Loss starring Elizabeth Olsen and Jovan Adepo. She oversaw Season 2 of Queen Sugar as the producing director, Season 3 as the Showrunner and Season 3 of 13 Reasons Why as the Consulting Producer. She most recently directed two episodes of the upcoming Apple + show Home Before Dark starring Brooklynn Prince and Jim Sturgess and Dirty John starring Amanda Peet and Christian Slater. She’s currently writing and developing a TV series set in the oil refinery world of southeast Texas for TNT.

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