Lesli Linka Glatter is a director whose work includes Homeland, The Newsroom, Walking Dead, The Leftovers, Ray Donovan, Mad Men, The West Wing, Freaks and Geeks, Twin Peaks, the Gilmore Girls and Pretty Little Liars pilots and the film Now and Then. Lesli has received 7 Emmy nominations, 6 DGA Award nominations, winning twice, and an Oscar nomination. Lesli serves on the Board of the DGA, the Executive Committee of the Directors Branch of AMPAS and is an advisor at the Sundance Directors Lab. Lesli recently received the Dorothy Arzner Directing Award from WIF and the Franklin Schaffner Award from AFI.
Award-winning actress and producer, Claire Danes, is a Hollywood heavyweight. She has won back to back Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for her performance as Carrie Mathison on Homeland. She also serves as a co-executive producer on the show. Danes has won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Temple Grandin in 2011, and in 1995 she won the Golden Globe for her performance on the television series My So-Called Life. Throughout her career, she’s starred in countless other films and has translated this experience onto the stage which led to her Broadway debut in 2007. Next up on the big screen for Danes is her starring role in the film A Kid Like Jake opposite Jim Parsons.