Michael
Engler

Director for television and film

Director Michael Engler was DGA and Emmy nominated for his work on Sex and the City and 30 Rock. His breadth of work  extends from both drama and comedy for network, cable, streaming, and theatre. Michael has directed episodes of high profile US shows Master of Sex, Nashville, Brooklyn 99, Party of Five, Parenthood, and The West Wing, among others. He also directed the pilot for USA network’s successful series Psych and originated the well-reviewed series Life As We Know It

In the UK, Michael directed the opening two episodes of You, Me and the Apocalypse, which became Sky One's biggest drama launch since 2012. Michael has also directed several acclaimed episodes of ITV's Downton Abbey. 

Michael is now directing new drama Notorious for ABC.

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Television

Director 

Creator Gregory Thomas Garcia
Creator Jason Katims, Sarah Watson
True Jack Productions
Notorious
Multiple x 60'
Creator Josh Berman and Allie Hagan
Producer Josh S. Barry

Drama series

ABC Studios for ABC
Creator Tina Fey
Producer Jerry Kupfer and Dara Schnapper

Comedy series

3 Arts for Netflix
Creator Julian Fellows

Period drama

Carnival for ITV
Creator
Producer

Comedy

WTTV/ /NBCU for Sky One / NBCU
Creator Tina Fey and Robert Carlock
Producer Jerry Kupfer, Sam Means and Dara Schnapper

Comedy

3 Arts for Netflix
Empire
1 x 60
Creator Lee Daniels and Danny Strong

Comedy

Imagine Television for Fox
Producer Michael Apted, Thomas Maier, Michael Sheen

Drama

Round Two Productions for Showtime / More 4
Producer Matt Nodella and Andy Samberg

Comedy

Fremulon for Fox Network
Nashville
1 x 60'
Creator Callie Khouri

Drama

Small Wishes for ABC
30 Rock
11 x 30'
Creator Tina Fey

Comedy

Broadway Video for NBCU
Parenthood
2 x 60'
Creator Jason Katims
Producer Dylan K. Massin and Sarah Watson

Drama

True Jack Productions for NBCU
Psych
Pilot
Producer Tracey Jeffrey
Writer Steve Franks

Comedy

GEP Productions for USA Network
Deadwood
1 x 60'
Creator David Milch
Producer Davis Guggenheim and Scott Stephens

Crime drama

HBO for HBO
Creator Darren Star

Long-running comedy

Darren Star Productions for HBO
Creator Alan Ball

Drama

HBO for HBO
Creator Brad Hall

Comedy

Hammond's Reef for NBC
Creator Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick

Family Drama

The Bedford Falls Company for ABC
Creator Aaron Sorkin

Political drama

John Wells Productions for NBC
Creator David E. Kelley

Drama

David E. Kelley Productions for CBS
Sisters
5 x 60'
Creator Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman

Drama

Cowlip Productions for NBC
Creator Winnie Holzman

Drama

The Bedford Falls Company for ABC
Dream On
2 x 30'
Creator David Crane and Marta Kauffman

Comedy

Kevin Bright Productions for HBO

Director & Executive Producer 

The Big C
15 x 30'
Creator Darlene Hunt

Drama series

Perkins Street Productions for Showtime
Creator Jeff Judah and Gabe Sachs

Teen drama

Sachs/Judah Productions for ABC
Creator Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman

Drama

Columbia Pictures Television for Fox Network