Julian T. Pinder

Julian T. Pinder



Julian T. Pinder is an American director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on television, including producing and directing the Netflix series Russian Doll, writing and directing the Hulu series The Act, and writing and directing the FX series What We Do in the Shadows.

Pinder was born in Los Angeles, California, and raised in the San Fernando Valley. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in theater in 1997. After graduating, Pinder moved to New York City where he worked as a production assistant and assistant director on various projects, including the popular television shows Oz and Law & Order.

In 2002, Pinder returned to Los Angeles and began producing and directing independent films, documentaries and shorts. His debut feature film, The Truth About Juliet, was released in 2008. In 2010, he directed the feature film Love and Other Drugs, which starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway.

Since then, Pinder has directed several television series, including the critically acclaimed Netflix series Russian Doll, which he co-created, executive produced, wrote and directed. He also wrote and directed the Hulu series The Act, which starred Patricia Arquette and Joey King. He wrote and directed the FX series What We Do in the Shadows, which was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 2019.

In addition to his work in television and film, Pinder has directed several commercials and music videos. He has also written and directed live theater productions, including the musical adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road.

Pinder is currently working on developing several new television and film projects, including a feature film adaptation of the graphic novel Bodies. He is also producing and directing a feature documentary for Netflix.

Julian Pinder’s work has been praised for its depth and complexity, as well as its ability to bring out emotion in the audience. He is a master storyteller, and his work is both entertaining and thought-provoking. He continues to push the boundaries of storytelling and challenge viewers to think outside the box.

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