|Known for||Succession (2018–2023) |
The Menu (2022)
|Awards||Two Primetime Emmy Awards |
Two BAFTA TV Awards
Mark Mylod is a British television and film director and executive producer. He started his career in comedy directing British shows such as Shooting Stars, The Fast Show, The Royle Family for which he received two BAFTA TV Awards. He then transitioned into directing episodes from drama series such as Shameless (UK), Shameless (US), Entourage, The Affair, and Game of Thrones.
He found prominence for directing episodes of the HBO drama series Succession (2018–2023) for which he earned two Primetime Emmy Awards. He gained notoriety and acclaim for directing such episodes as "This Is Not for Tears" (2019), "All the Bells Say" (2021), and "Connor's Wedding" (2023). During this time he also directed the critically acclaimed satirical dark comedy film The Menu (2022).
Mark Mylod has directed several television shows in the United States and the United Kingdom, many of them for the BBC. He directed the feature films Ali G Indahouse, The Big White and What's Your Number? and the series Cold Feet, The Royle Family, and Bang Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer.
Mylod co-produced the HBO television series Entourage, where he was also a regular director.. He would direct and executive-produce the pilot episode of the U.S. version of the dramedy, Shameless, for Showtime. He remained a co-executive producer and frequent director on the series.
In 2011, Mylod directed and executive-produced the pilot of the ABC fantasy series Once Upon a Time. He would go on to direct the pilot episode for American TV Series The Affair in 2014. In the same year, he directed episodes 3 and 4 of Season 5 of the HBO series Game of Thrones. He returned to the show for Season 6, where he directed episodes 7 and 8 and episodes 2 and 3 of Season 7.
Mylod was an executive producer and director during seasons 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Succession for HBO. He directed the film The Menu, starring Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy. The film was released in November 2022 to positive reviews.
|1995||The Stand-Up Show||2 episodes|
|Shooting Stars||2 episodes|
|1996||All Rise for Julian Clary||7 episodes|
|Shooting Stars: Unviewed and Nude||—|
|1996–2000||The Fast Show||3 episodes|
|1997||Phil Kay Feels...||—|
|1998||Cold Feet||2 episodes|
|1998–2006||The Royle Family||7 episodes|
|1999||Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer||6 episodes|
|The Web of Caves||TV short|
|The Kidnappers||TV short|
|2000||Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)||3 episodes|
|The Dave Saint Show||—|
|2008||Welcome to The Captain||Season 1, Episode 2: "Weekend at Saul's"|
|2009||United States of Tara||2 episodes|
|Washingtonienne||Pilot episode: "Pilot"|
|2011||Once Upon a Time||Pilot episode: Pilot|
|2014||The Affair||Pilot episode: "101"|
|2015||Backstrom||Pilot episode: "Dragon Slayer"|
|Minority Report||Pilot episode: "Pilot"|
|2015–2017||Game of Thrones||6 episodes|
|2020||Amazing Stories||Episode: "The Rift"|
Mylod is married to costume designer Amy Westcott.
|2019||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Drama Series||Succession||Nominated|||
|Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series||"This Is Not for Tears", Succession||Nominated|
|2022||Outstanding Drama Series||Succession||Won|||
|Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series||"All the Bells Say", Succession||Nominated|
|1996||BAFTA TV Awards||Best Light Entertainment||Shooting Stars||Nominated|
|The Fast Show||Nominated|
|1999||Best Comedy (Programme or Series)||The Royle Family||Nominated|