Writer / Director
Award-winning director Stephen Gyllenhaal’s productions include Paris Trout, for which he received a DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials, as well as Waterland, A Dangerous Woman,Losing Isaiah and Homegrown. In 2012, he received a DGA nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television for Girl Fight. Among his many television movie and mini-series credits are Living with the Dead, Time Bomb, A Killing in a Small Town, for which he received an Emmy nomination for directing, and the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Family of Spies. His episodic directing credits include Homicide: Life on the Streets, Twin Peaks, The Mentalist, Numbers, and Blue Bloods, among many others.
Stephen has just released his recent feature film Grassroots and is also in post-production on a documentary about dream interpretation titled Exquisite Content. He serves as chair of the DGA’s Independent Director’s Committee.