The Hollywood Reporter: “‘Picard’ Star Orla Brady Credits Character’s Total Sense of Self to “Reasonably Rare” Female Director”

Brady credits first-season director Hanelle Culpepper for helping her find the character and understanding her inner strength and solid foundation. “There was something about Hanelle’s input about the emotional light and the tempestuousness of this woman that set me off on this path,” Brady says.

AFI Announces DWW+ Class of 2025 with ‘The Acolyte’ Director Hanelle M. Culpepper as Guest Artistic Director

Per Culpepper: “I’m excited for what’s ahead for this class, and I’m honored to guide them as they make their shorts and ultimately rise in our industry.”

Hanelle Culpepper featured on IndieWire’s list of episodic directors to know

Per IndieWire’s Jim Hemphill: “Even when working on shows that have an extremely codified style like “Criminal Minds,” Culpepper’s gifts stand out — at her best, she’s a visionary world-builder, but she’s also capable of infusing preexisting formulas with surprising flair.”

Hanelle Culpepper nominated for NAACP Image Award

Hanelle Culpepper received her third NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series for her work on the finale of Netflix’s True Story, ‘Like Cain Did Abel”.

Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn and Grace Saif join Amazon Studios’ adaptation of Anansi Boys

Gaiman, Sir Lenny Henry, Douglas Mackinnon, Hanelle M. Culpepper, Hilary Bevan Jones (Endor Productions), and Richard Fee (RED Production Company) are executive producers, with Gaiman and Henry co-writing and Gaiman and Mackinnon serving as co-showrunners. Culpepper will direct the pilot.

True Story’s Kevin Hart, Wesley Snipes on Playing Siblings Who Come to Blows

…series creator and writer Eric Newman says the heated brawl was a manifestation of escalating tension and frustration. As a result, Newman adds that he, Snipes, Hart, and director Hanelle M. Culpepper did everything they could make the fight look as organic as possible.

True Story Recap: Chapter 1: The King of Comedy

One scene in particular highlights the single best piece of acting I have ever seen from Kevin Hart. The intensity and conviction of it truly blew me away. Hart showcased that he should be taken seriously as a dramatic actor.

‘True Story’ Review: Wesley Snipes’ powerful performance is the Netflix series’ standout

The Netflix series, directed by Stephen Williams of ‘Watchmen’ renown and Hanelle Culpepper of ‘Star Trek Picard’ fame, kept us on the edge of our seats with its many unexpected plot twists and turns. If you’re searching for a fun, light-hearted thriller, ‘True Story’ is the one to watch.

‘True Story’ Trailer: Kevin Hart & Wesley Snipes In Netflix Limited Series

Netflix has released the trailer for True Story, a seven-episode limited series, starring Kevin Hart in his dramatic series debut, and Wesley Snipes, from Narcos and Narcos: Mexico showrunner Eric Newman. Hanelle Culpepper (Star Trek Picard, Kung Fu) will direct the final four episodes.

Neil Gaiman’s ‘Anansi Boys’ Series at Amazon Casts Malachi Kirby in Lead Roles

Amazon has given “Anansi Boys” series a six-episode order with plans in place to begin shooting in Scotland later this year. Gaiman, Sir Lenny Henry, Douglas Mackinnon, Hanelle M. Culpepper, Hilary Bevan Jones, and Richard Fee serve as executive producers…Culpepper will direct the pilot.