Annetta Marion is an award-winning director & Primetime Emmy-nominated showrunner who for the last decade has dedicated her life to the craft of making premium TV and cultivating a taste for stories that both entertain and inspire. Marion was elected by her peers last fall to serve on the DGA Eastern Directors Council & has recently secured representation by Buchwald.
Marion wrapped production last year on the acclaimed Emmy-nominated & NAACP Image Award-winning series Oprah's Master Class, which reached record ratings with guests Steve Harvey, Kevin Hart, Congressman John Lewis, LL Cool J, Gladys Knight, Shaquille O’Neal, Tyler Perry & Usher. Working on the show since its inception in 2010, Marion has overseen all 55 episodes, directed 16, segment directed 24 episodes (all of the “scripted” content in the series), and captured in-depth interviews with many luminaries, such as Berry Gordy, Lenny Kravitz, Dwayne Johnson, James Taylor, Tim McGraw, Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson & Patti LaBelle.
Marion also directed Oprah Goes To Broadway: The Color Purple with Danielle Brooks, Cynthia Erivo, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Lupita Nyong'o, Phylicia Rashad, Alice Walker & Oprah. For MTV, she worked as the segment director on Nicki Minaj: My Time Again.
Marion has created about 70 hours of TV & has recently directed the series Mission Juno: Journey to Jupiter for NASA. She also directs high-end branded content & has almost ten award-winning short scripted films under her belt.www.annettamarion.com