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Deborah Kampmeier

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Deborah Kampmeier is an award winning filmmaker who has written, directed, produced and edited multiple independent feature and short films.

This fall, Kampmeier returns to HBO’s critically-acclaimed period drama “The Gilded Age,” directing two episodes in their highly anticipated second season. Additionally, she directed two episodes of young adult crime series “Harlan Coben’s Shelter” and Western thriller “Outer Range” both for Amazon.

Her first feature, “Virgin,” starring Elisabeth Moss and Robin Wright, was nominated for two 2004 Independent Spirit Awards, including Best Actress for Elisabeth Moss and the John Cassavetes Award. Her second feature, “Hounddog,” starring Dakota Fanning and Robin Wright was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Kampmeier’s third feature, “Split,” won Best of Show at the 2016 Female Eye Film Festival. Her fourth feature, “Tape,” starring Isabelle Fuhrman, was scheduled to open in theaters March 2020 but unfortunately Covid prevented its theatrical release. It is now available on VOD.

Kampmeier made her television directorial debut on Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar” in 2019 and followed immediately with two episodes of the first season of DuVernay's "Cherish the Day." She has also directed episodes of "Clarice," "Star Trek: Discovery and Picard,” "FBI: International" and "Tales of the Walking Dead."

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