Semel, David

David Semel, director and co-executive producer of the Star Trek: Discovery pilot episode, is a veteran, Emmy Award-nominated producer-director whose career spans more than 30 years. His many credits include Open House, Beverly Hills, 90210, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dawson’s Creek, Roswell, Boston Public, American Dreams, Heroes, No Ordinary Family, American Horror Story, Hannibal, Madam Secretary, Code Black and more. Semel is one of Hollywood’s go-to directors for series pilots and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his work on the Heroes pilot.