Curtis Hedges

Curtis Hedges

Director, Executive Producer, Producer


Curtis Hedges is an American director, writer, and producer. He is best known for his work on the hit television series, “The Walking Dead”.

Hedges was born in Los Angeles, California in 1972. He grew up in the entertainment industry, surrounded by actors, directors, and other industry professionals. His parents were both in show business, so Hedges was exposed to the craft from an early age.

In the late 1990s, Hedges moved to New York City to pursue a career in film and television. He received his BFA in Film & Television from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2000. After graduation, Hedges worked in the industry as a production assistant and eventually worked his way up to become a director.

In 2010, Hedges directed his first feature film, “The Walking Dead”. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning numerous awards and nominations. Following the success of the film, Hedges was asked to direct the television series of the same name. He went on to direct a total of 19 episodes of “The Walking Dead”.

Hedges' work on the show earned him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series. He also directed the first two seasons of the spin-off series, “Fear the Walking Dead”.

Since then, Hedges has gone on to direct numerous television shows, including “Scandal”, “Preacher”, “The Americans”, and “The Leftovers”. He also wrote and directed the independent feature film, “The Longest Night”, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017.

Curtis Hedges is an accomplished director, writer, and producer. He has worked on some of the most acclaimed television shows of all time, and his films have earned him numerous awards and nominations. His work has been praised for its artistry, storytelling, and powerful visuals. Hedges continues to work in the industry, creating stories that captivate audiences around the world.