Her early work as one of Canada's top commercial and music video directors, honed Skogland's distinct style and approach and garnered many international awards.
Beginning with the edgy MTV dramas Catwalk and Dead at 21, Skogland's television projects include the pilot for the hit Global Network series Traders, which garnered 9 Gemini nominations including Best Director.
Skogland's telefeature White Lies, starring Sarah Polley, Lynn Redgrave and Tanya Allen, was nominated for 6 Gemini awards and an International Emmy. She also directed Vanessa Williams, Diahann Carol and Gil Bellows in the television movie The Courage To Love, which premiered on the Lifetime channel.
In the fall of 2000, the Showtime's controversial new series Queer as Folk, asked Skogland to direct several of the premier episodes. She also recently wrote and directed the High Definition short Nature Boy, a period drama produced by Wesley Snipes.
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