Highlander WorldWide is delighted to announce that director Doug Aarniokoski has accepted HLWW‘s invitation to take part in the ‘HLWW-12′ Watchercon‘.
Doug directed the film Highlander: Endgame, his first solo-directing duties on a major feature-film and the first cinematic outing to unit the characters of Connor and Duncan Macleod. However Doug had a lot of previous experience, working as a First Assistant Director or Second Unit Director on a raft of famous movies including: From Dusk ‘Tile Dawn, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, The Faculty, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, The Medallion, Spy Kids, Texas Rangers, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Tekken. Subsequent films included The Day and Nurse 3D.
In recent years, Doug has become the go-to director for key primetime and streaming television shows, including multiple episodes of Criminal Minds, Sleepy Hollow, Arrow, The Flash, Limitless, Bull, Timeless, Instinct, Charmed and SWAT. In the last couple of years he directed several episodes of Clarice and has become a key figure in the Star Trek revival, directing four episodes of Star Trek: Discovery (and also The Brightest Star entry in the Short Treks), an episode in the first season of Picard and will direct the opening two episodes of Picard‘s second season due early next year. He also serves as a co-executive producer on the show.