Kat Candler’s award-winning feature Hellion starring Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis, played in competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically through IFC Films. Candler's work in television includes directing seven episodes of Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey's highly acclaimed Queen Sugar, an episode of 12 Monkeys and two episodes of 13 Reasons Why. She oversaw Season 2 of Queen Sugar as the producing director, Season 3 as the Showrunner and Season 3 of 13 Reasons Why as the Consulting Producer. She most recently directed two episodes of the upcoming Apple + show Home Before Dark starring Brooklynn Prince and Jim Sturgess. She’s currently writing and developing a new horror film for Fox Searchlight and developing a TV series set in southeast Texas.