Brad Turner (director)

Brad Turner
Born June 22
Bayfield, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Film director, television director, television producer, photographer
Years active 1979–present

Brad Turner (born June 22) is a Canadian film director, television director and photographer.

Life and career

Born in Bayfield, Ontario, Canada, on June 22. He graduated with honors from the Television Arts Program at H. B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ontario.

In all he has directed thirteen films, and over two hundred episodes of television. He has been nominated six times for Gemini Awards for directing, and in 2004 he won one for his work in the CBC mini series Human Cargo. He also has won two Directors Guild of Canada Awards for the same production. In 2005, Human Cargo was also given a Peabody Award. Turner has also won a Manitoba Film Award for Best Director in a television film and has been nominated for an American Cable Ace Award for Best Director.

Brad also has a love for fine art, and owns the Turner Gallery which sells and promotes living Canadian artists. The gallery is located in his home town of Bayfield, Ontario.

On the fifth season of 24 he became one of the main directors on the show directing half the season with Jon Cassar. He started as a producer that season and a supervising producer on season 6, season 7 as a co-executive producer. In the eight and final season he was promoted to executive producer, also directing the series finale. He won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2006, as part of the show's production team.[1]

Some of his other television directing credits include Airwolf, 21 Jump Street, La Femme Nikita, Mutant X, The Outer Limits, Alias, Stargate Atlantis, Stargate SG-1, Smallville, Homeland and among other series.

Turner is also a photographer. Many of his photos can be viewed on his official website.

Selected filmography

Television series

Films/Mini series


External links

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