Michael Nankin

Producer | Director | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Battlestar Galactica (2005-2009) | Hell on Wheels (2012-2016) | Defiance (2013-2015)
AWARDS 
1 win & 2 nominations More »
GUILDS *
DGA | WGA | DGC
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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Van HelsingVan Helsing (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2018), Executive Producer (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1 Released
    • I Awake (2018) Director, Executive Producer  Less
Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Crossing the LineCrossing the Line (Short) Director  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Witches SleepThe Witches Sleep (Short) Cinematographer, Executive Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Gate 2: The TrespassersGate 2: The Trespassers Writer (characters), Writer  Less 1990 $6.5MM $2MM / —
  • Primary photo for RusskiesRusskies Writer (screenplay)  Less 1987 $2.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for The GateThe Gate Writer  Less 1987 $2.5MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Midnight MadnessMidnight Madness Director, Co-Producer, Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Junior High SchoolJunior High School (Short) Director, Writer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for GravityGravity (Short) Animator, Graphics, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Titles, Writer  Less 1976
Past Television (51 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for TakenTaken (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for American MythosAmerican Mythos (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for Ghost WarsGhost Wars (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for Somewhere BetweenSomewhere Between (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for Van HelsingVan Helsing (TV Series) Executive Producer (17 episodes, 2016), Director (7 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 17
    • Episode #3.4 Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Love Bites (Oct 19, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • In Redemption (Oct 12, 2017) Director, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The ExorcistThe Exorcist (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (9 episodes, 2016), Director (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 9
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  • Primary photo for The Last ShipThe Last Ship (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Hell on WheelsHell on Wheels (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2016 4
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  • Primary photo for TURNTURN (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Blood & OilBlood & Oil (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for DefianceDefiance (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (21 episodes, 2014), Director (13 episodes, 2013), Supervising Producer (10 episodes, 2013), Producer (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 35
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  • Primary photo for ComplicationsComplications (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for KilljoysKilljoys (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Black SailsBlack Sails (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • XIV. (Feb 28, 2015) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The MentalistThe Mentalist (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Witches of East EndWitches of East End (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for AlphasAlphas (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The ProtectorThe Protector (TV Series) Writer (creator) (13 episodes, 2011), Writer (story) (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 13
    • Safe (Sep 19, 2011) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Ghosts (Sep 12, 2011) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Blood (Aug 29, 2011) Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Red Faction: OriginsRed Faction: Origins (TV Movie) Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The CapeThe Cape (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Dice (Jan 31, 2011) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for CapricaCaprica (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 4
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  • Primary photo for Lie to MeLie to Me (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2010 4
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  • Primary photo for TraumaTrauma (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for HeroesHeroes (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for FlashforwardFlashforward (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Series) Director (8 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2009 8
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  • Primary photo for Terminator: The Sarah Connor ChroniclesTerminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - A Space OddityCSI: Crime Scene Investigation - A Space Oddity (TV Series) Director  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: New VoyagesStar Trek: New Voyages (TV Series) Special Thanks (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for EurekaEureka (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The Dresden FilesThe Dresden Files (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Break-InBreak-In (TV Movie) Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for InvasionInvasion (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for The MountainThe Mountain (TV Series) Consulting Producer (3 episodes, 2004), Writer (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004–2005 4
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  • Primary photo for SeptupletsSeptuplets (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Pilot (Jan 2003) Executive Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Veritas: The QuestVeritas: The Quest (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The AgencyThe Agency (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Finale (May 9, 2002) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Strong MedicineStrong Medicine (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI FamilyCover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 4
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  • Primary photo for FlipperFlipper (TV Series) Writer (developer) (28 episodes, 1995), Writer (story) (1 episode, 1995), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995–1999 28
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  • Primary photo for L.A. DoctorsL.A. Doctors (TV Series) Consulting Producer  Less 1998–1999
  • Primary photo for RoarRoar (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (13 episodes, 1997), Writer (3 episodes, 1997), Director (1 episode, 1997), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 13
    • Sweet Bridget (1997) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • The Cage (1997) Director, Co-Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Daybreak (1997) Co-Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for MoloneyMoloney (TV Series) Director  Less 1996–1997
  • Primary photo for Early EditionEarly Edition (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for American GothicAmerican Gothic (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1995), Writer (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1995–1996 2
  • Primary photo for Matt WatersMatt Waters (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The MonroesThe Monroes (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Picket FencesPicket Fences (TV Series) Supervising Producer (9 episodes, 1995), Director (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 9
    • The Song of Rome (May 12, 1995) Supervising Producer  Less
    • Upbringings (May 5, 1995) Supervising Producer  Less
    • Saint Zach (Apr 28, 1995) Director, Supervising Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Creative Consultant (9 episodes, 1994), Consulting Producer (8 episodes, 1994), Writer (2 episodes, 1994), Writer (story by) (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 12
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  • Primary photo for Life Goes OnLife Goes On (TV Series) Supervising Producer (22 episodes, 1991), Producer (22 episodes, 1990), Co-Executive Producer (17 episodes, 1992), Writer (9 episodes, 1990), Director (8 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1993 63
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