Marc Buckland

Marc Buckland began his career as a production assistant at Steven Bochco Productions. After working his way up to associate producer, he wrote, produced and directed Dead Guy, a 16-minute short film that received accolades on the festival circuit and caught the attention of industry professionals. From there he went on to produce and direct the critically acclaimed and Bochco-produced series Murder One for two seasons. He followed that with a season as supervising producer and director of the drama Brooklyn South.

Marc Buckland directed the My Name Is Earl series pilot in addition to other episodes for which he has won an Emmy® for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and a Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Comedy Series. Buckland is an executive producer on the hit series.

Previously, Buckland executive produced and directed Medical Investigation and the critically acclaimed dramedy Ed. He also executive produced and directed the comedies Brutally Normal and The Jake Effect. Buckland also directed the pilot episodes of Cracking Up, News from the Edge and Partners, among many others.

Buckland’s additional directing credits include The West Wing, NYPD Blue, Felicity, Sports Night, Buddy Faro, Maximum Bob, Popular and NBC’s Scrubs (for which he received an Emmy® Award nomination).

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