Ralph Hemecker

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Ralph Hemecker
Occupation Film director, television director, television producer, television writer
Years active 1990–present

Ralph W. Hemecker is an American film and television director, writer and producer.

He is well known for his work on the ABC fantasy series Once Upon a Time; and for The CW superhero drama The Flash.

Career[edit]

In 2000, Hemecker founded Mythic Films, a full service feature film, TV and commercial production company.[1] After directing Witchblade, Hemecker served as the showrunner, writer and producer for the subsequent television series. The series aired from 2000 to 2002.[1]

Hemecker has amassed numerous credits in television, directing episodes of Renegade, Dead at 21, Millennium, Numb3rs, V, Blue Bloods, and Nikita; as well as directing a number of television films.[2][3]

Once Upon a Time[edit]

He has directed 21 episodes of the ABC fantasy/drama Once Upon a Time. Including series pivotal installments "Broken", "Queen of Hearts", "Second Star to the Right", "Going Home", "A Tale of Two Sisters" and "The Bear and the Bow".

The Flash[edit]

In 2014, he came aboard The CW superhero series The Flash, as a recurring director. He helmed the critically and fan acclaimed freshman season episode, "Tricksters"; which saw Mark Hamill reprise his role of the titular supervillain after over 20 years.

Filmography[edit]

Television credits[edit]

Year Show Season Episode title Episode Credit
1991-1994 Silk Stalkings 1 "S.O.B." 3 Director
"Men Seeking Women" 6
"The Brotherhood" 9
"Blo-Dri" 10
"Powder Burn" 20
2 "Good Time Charlie" 22
"Irreconcilable Differences" 31
"Was It Good for You Too?" 34
3 "Love Never Dies" 51
1992-1995 Renegade
1994 Dead at 21
1995 Vanishing Son
1996 Kindred: The Embraced 1 "Romeo and Juliet" 4 Director
"Cabin in the Woods" 8
1996-1998 Millennium 1 "The Well-Worn Lock" 8 Director
2 "The Curse of Frank Black" 6
3 "Exegesis" 2
1997 The X-Files 5 Schizogeny 9 Director
1997 Roar Pilot 1 Director
2001-2002 Witchblade 1 "Parallax" 1 Director; Story; Teleplay
"Conundrum" 2 Story
"Diplopia" 3
"Sacrifice" 4
"Legion" 5
"Maelstrom" 6
"Periculum" 7
"Thanatopis" 8
"Apprehension" 9
"Convergence" 10 Story; Teleplay
"Transcendence" 11
2 "Emergence" 1 Writer
"Destiny" 2 Teleplay
2007-2010 Numb3rs 4 "Thirteen" 4 Director
5 "The Decoy Effect" 2
"12:01 AM" 18
6 "Hydra" 5
"Con Job" 9
"And the Winner Is…" 14
2010 Ghost Whisperer 5 "Dead to Me" 14 Director
The Vampire Diaries 2 "The Sacrifice" 10 Director
2010-2014 Blue Bloods 1 "Samaritan" 2 Director
"Officer Down" 4
"Silver Star" 17
2 "Critical Condition" 3
"A Night on the Town" 5
"Collateral Damage" 21
3 "Risk and Reward" 5
"Greener Grass" 6
4 "Drawing Dead" 7
5 "Most Wanted" 6
2011 V 2 "Devil in the Blue Dress" 9 Director
Nikita 1 "Glass Houses" 20 Director
2012 NYC 22 "Turf War" 6 Director
"Self Cleaning Oven" 12
2012 Once Upon a Time 1 "7:15 A.M." 10 Director
"Hat Trick" 17
2 "Broken" 1
"Queen of Hearts" 9
2013 "The Miller's Daughter" 16
"Selfless, Brave and True" 18
"Second Star to the Right" 21
3 "The Heart of the Truest Believer" 1
"Going Home" 11
2014 "The Tower" 14
"A Curious Thing" 19
"There's No Place Like Home" 22
4 "A Tale of Two Sisters" 1
"The Apprentice" 4
"Smash the Mirror: Part 2" 9
"Heroes and Villains" 12
2015 "Enter the Dragon" 15
"Lily" 20
"Operation Mongoose, Part 2" 23
5 "Siege Perilous" 3
"The Bear and the Bow" 6
2014 The Flash 1 "The Man in the Yellow Suit" 9
2015 "Tricksters" 17
2 "The Man Who Saved Central City" 1

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