|Other names||Hanelle M. Culpepper|
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter and television director|
|Spouse(s)||Jeffrey Meier (m. 2000)|
Hanelle M. Culpepper is an American filmmaker, best known for her work in television directing episodes of 90210, Parenthood, Criminal Minds, Revenge and Grimm along with other series. In addition, she also directed the feature films Within (2009), Deadly Sibling Rivalry (2011), Murder on the 13th Floor (2012) and Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013). Prior to working in television, she worked as a production assistant and directed and produced short films.
A native of Alabama, she is an alumna of Indian Springs School and Lake Forest College, where she majored in economics and French. She earned her M.A. from USC Annenberg School for Communication.
Culpepper was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series for her episode of Criminal Minds, "The Edge of Winter." Shemar Moore won the Image Award for Best Actor for the episode.
Television directing credits
- Criminal Minds
- American Crime
- The Flash
- Hawaii Five-0
- The Originals
- Sleepy Hollow
- Ten Days in the Valley
- Star Trek: Discovery
- The Crossing