REED MORANO is the groundbreaking director who recently won both the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series and the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale. She is the first woman to win an Emmy in the Drama Series category in 22 years, and made history as the first woman to ever win both the Emmy and the DGA award in the same year.
Her latest feature film, I Think We’re Alone Now starring Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning, won the Special Jury Prize for Excellence in Filmmaking at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where it debuted in Dramatic Competition. The film also was awarded the prestigious Dolby Atmos grant.
Reed is a distinctive director who began filmmaking as a cinematographer and often shoots as well as directs her feature work. This is the case with her latest I Think We’re Alone Now and her feature debut, Meadowland starring Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson. She was honored with the 2011 Kodak Vision award for Cinematography at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy awards, and in past years has been named one of Variety's "10 Cinematographers to Watch", one of ioncinema.com's "American New Wave 25", and one of five innovative cinematographers in ICG Magazine's "Generation Next" Spotlight.
Reed is currently directing The Rhythm Section, a global espionage thriller starring Blake Lively and Jude Law — produced by Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson for Paramount Pictures.