Kari Skogland

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Kari Skogland
Born Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation film director, screenwriter, & producer

Kari Skogland is a Canadian film director, screenwriter and producer.[1][2]

Private life[edit]

Born in Ottawa, Canada, Kari Skogland is married. She has two daughters.[3]


Skogland started as an editor.[4] Then she moved on to directing, starting with award-winning television commercials and music videos.[5] Then she became a director of television shows, beginning with 1996's Traders.[6] Traders was nominated for several Geminis including Best Director, and won Best Series.[7]

Her first film, The Size of Watermelons won the Silver Award at WorldFest Houston. Her CBC film White Lies was nominated for several Geminis and an International Emmy and won a Tout Ecran. She also directed 50 Dead Men Walking starring Sir Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess and Rose McGowan in March 2009.[8] She directed episodes of Boardwalk Empire, The Borgias and in 2014 the miniseries Sons of Liberty[9] and episodes of the History Channel's Vikings.



  1. ^ "Kari Skogland". MUBI. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Kari Skogland". FilmAffinity. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Filmmaker mom learns to direct traffic". The Chronicle Herald. 2012-03-09. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Kari Skogland". International Film Festival Rotterdam. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  5. ^ "Kari Skogland". northernstars.ca. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  6. ^ "Kari Skogland". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  7. ^ "Interview with Kari Skogland". firstweekendclub.ca. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  8. ^ "Fifty Dead Men Walking". Tribute (magazine). Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  9. ^ "History's 'Sons of Liberty' Enlists 'Copper' Alum (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. 2014-06-05. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  10. ^ "Kari Skogland". Miramax. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  11. ^ "Liberty stands still". cineman.ch. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  12. ^ "Films by Kari Skogland to see on NFB.ca". National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 

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