Helen Shaver

Helen Shaver has built a lasting legacy both behind and in front of the camera. She has directed hundreds of hours of television. Her TV film Summer's End won multiple Emmy awards for Outstanding Children's Special, Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special and Helen was nominated for her direction. Her producing credits include the independent feature We All Fall Down, for which she also received a Best Supporting Actress award.

It was Martin Scorsese who first suggested Helen direct. Working with him and other such greats as Steven Spielberg, Robert Rodriguez, Sam Peckinpah, Brian De Palma, Helen amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience in the collaborative world of cinematic storytelling.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

The 4400 (2004)
Guest starring as Barbara Yates (2 episodes)
The Education of Max Bickford (2001)
Starring as Erica Bettis (22 episodes)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Chicago Police
  • Episode 12x03: Behave (Sep 29, 2010)
United States (1980)
Starring as Libby Chapin (13 episodes)

Crew Credits

Travelers (2016)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
Heartbeat (2016)
Episode crew as Director
Reign (2013)
Episode crew as Director
Vikings (2013)
Episode crew as Director (4 episodes)
  • Episode 4x05: Promised (Mar 17, 2016)
  • Episode 4x04: Yol (Mar 10, 2016)
  • Episode 3x06: Born Again (Mar 26, 2015)
  • Episode 3x05: The Usurper (Mar 19, 2015)
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Orphan Black (2013)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
Revolution (2012)
Episode crew as Director (3 episodes)
The Firm (2012)
Show crew as Co-Executive Producer
Elementary (2012)
Episode crew as Director
Person of Interest (2011)
Episode crew as Director (3 episodes)
Law & Order: Los Angeles (2010)
Episode crew as Director
Republic of Doyle (2010)
Episode crew as Director
Stargate Universe (2009)
Episode crew as Director
  • Episode 2x15: Seizure (Apr 4, 2011)
Castle (2009)
Episode crew as Director
Vanished (2006)
Episode crew as Director
The Unit (2006)
Episode crew as Director
The 4400 (2004)
Episode crew as Director
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Episode crew as Director (9 episodes)
  • Episode 12x24: Smoked (May 18, 2011)
  • Episode 12x18: Bully (Feb 23, 2011)
  • Episode 12x14: Dirty (Jan 19, 2011)
  • Episode 12x09: Gray (Nov 17, 2010)
  • Episode 12x03: Behave (Sep 29, 2010)
  • Episode 11x18: Bedtime (Mar 31, 2010)
  • Episode 11x03: Solitary (Oct 7, 2009)
  • Episode 10x08: Persona (Nov 25, 2008)
  • Episode 9x11: Streetwise (Jan 1, 2008)
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The Net (1998)
Episode crew as Director