Arlen Figgis

Arlen Figgis

Director, Producer, Director of photography, Editor


Arlen Figgis is a renowned film and television director who has been working in the industry for over thirty years. He has worked on a wide range of projects, ranging from documentaries and independent films to major Hollywood productions.

Figgis was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1965. He grew up in the city’s San Fernando Valley and attended UCLA where he earned his degree in film production. After graduating, he moved to New York City where he worked in post-production for a number of years. In the early 1990s, he moved back to Los Angeles to pursue a career in directing.

Figgis’s first major project was the 1997 independent film “The Tenth Man.” It was praised by critics and was nominated for several awards, including an Independent Spirit Award for Best Picture. After that, Figgis went on to direct the 2002 feature “American Chai,” which also received critical acclaim.

Since then, Figgis has directed several other films, including “The Ides of March” (2011), “The Company You Keep” (2012) and “The Homesman” (2014). He has also directed episodes for numerous television shows, including “Law & Order,” “House of Cards” and “The Good Wife.”

In addition to directing, Figgis is also active in the world of screenwriting. He has written several screenplays, including “The Tenth Man” and “American Chai.” He has also written for television and has been nominated for an Emmy for his work on “The Good Wife.”

Figgis is considered one of the most talented directors in the industry. His films have been praised for their emotional depth and thought-provoking stories. He continues to lead the way in the ever-changing world of film and television, and his work is sure to continue to be praised and appreciated by viewers around the world.