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Anthony Hemingway
Anthony Hemingway
Personal details
Birth place USA
Profession Motion picture director
Years active 1993 to present
IMDb 0376006
The Wire
Role First Assistant Director
Episodic Director
Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
First episode "One Arrest"
Last episode "Clarifications"
Credits 26 episodes (see below)
Anthony Hemingway is an American motion picture director. He is an For Assistant Director for the first, second, third, & fourth seasons of The Wire. He became an episodic director during the fourth season, helming the episode "Unto Others. He returned for the fifth and final season and helmed the episode "Clarifications". He has worked on The Wire creator David Simon's other series The Corner and Treme. He has been active since 1998 and has also directed episodes of the series CSI: NY, True Blood, and The Closer. Before becoming a director he worked extensively as an assistant director in television and film. He worked on the HBO drama Oz as an assistant director. In 2012, Hemingway's first feature film Red Tails, produced by George Lucas, was released.

BiographyEdit

Earlier careerEdit

Hemingway began working in the industry on Tom Fontana's HBO prison drama Oz as an assistant director. He later worked with Fontana on The Jury.

He first worked with director/producer Joe Chappelle on the 2000 film Takedown and has since collaborated with him on The Wire and CSI: NY.

He first worked with Samuel L. Jackson as assistant director on the 2002 film Changing Lanes.

The WireEdit

For The Wire Hemingway served as the first assistant director on several episodes in the first season and throughout the second and third season. He returned in 2006 as a director for the seventh episode of the fourth season "Unto Others". Showrunner David Simon said that Hemingway's directing debut proved what they already knew, "that it was time."

Later careerEdit

The experience has led to directing work on several other series for Hemingway. He collaborated with Joe Chappelle again on CSI: NY.

He was the first assistant director on the film Freedomland in 2006 which was written by The Wire writer Richard Price and featured several cast members from that show alongside Samuel L. Jackson.

He was a Producer for the first season of Treme in 2010. The show was co-created by David Simon. He helmed the fourth episode "At the Foot of Canal Street" and the eighth episode "All On a Mardi Gras Day". He was promoted to Supervising Producer for the second season in 2011 and directed the premiere "Accentuate the Positive".

In summer 2011, he joined the crew of the first season of the Steven Spielberg alien-invasion drama Falling Skies. He served as an episodic director for the show, helming the eighth episode "What Hides Beneath".

In 2012, Hemingway's first feature film Red Tails, produced by George Lucas, was released.

CreditsEdit

Assistant DirectorEdit

Season 1 credits
"The Target" "The Detail" "The Buys" "Old Cases" "The Pager"
"The Wire" "One Arrest" "Lessons" "Game Day" "The Cost"
"The Hunt" "Cleaning Up" "Sentencing"
Season 2 credits
"Ebb Tide" "Collateral Damage" "Hot Shots" "Hard Cases" "Undertow"
"All Prologue" "Backwash" "Duck and Cover" "Stray Rounds" "Storm Warnings"
"Bad Dreams" "Port in a Storm"
Season 3 credits
"Time after Time" "All Due Respect" "Dead Soldiers" "Amsterdam" "Straight and True"
"Homecoming" "Back Burners" "Moral Midgetry" "Slapstick" "Reformation"
"Middle Ground" "Mission Accomplished"
Season 4 credits
"Boys of Summer" "Soft Eyes" "Home Rooms" "Refugees" "Alliances"
"Margin of Error" "Unto Others" "Corner Boys" "Know Your Place" "Misgivings"
"A New Day" "That's Got His Own" "Final Grades"

DirectorEdit

Season 4 credits
"Boys of Summer" "Soft Eyes" "Home Rooms" "Refugees" "Alliances"
"Margin of Error" "Unto Others" "Corner Boys" "Know Your Place" "Misgivings"
"A New Day" "That's Got His Own" "Final Grades"
Season 5 credits
"More with Less" "Unconfirmed Reports" "Not for Attribution" "Transitions" "React Quotes"
"The Dickensian Aspect" "Took" "Clarifications" "Late Editions" "–30–"

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