Heather Cappiello is a cable and network director helming top TV shows including recent episodes of Fear The Walking Dead, The Walking Dead:World Beyond, Chicago Fire, FBI, the reboot of Law & Order and the season finale of FBI:Most Wanted.

Heather is an alumnus of the DGA Craft and Mentorship Program and was selected to participate in the CBS Directing Initiative. She wrote and directed the award-winning short film Ruby’s Tuesday that screened at more than twenty-five festivals including the inaugural Short Film Corner at Cannes. Prior to directing television, Heather was the script supervisor on more than fifteen original single-camera dramas and comedies, including HBO’s Six Feet Under, Carnivàle and TNT’s critically acclaimed drama Saving Grace starring Academy Award winner Holly Hunter. Heather is also an accomplished theater director who has directed theatrical premieres in London, San Francisco and Berkeley including the Bay Area's Jawbone Theatre Ensemble which she co-founded. A life-long admirer of dance as an art form, Heather directed two site-specific live dance performances in Los Angeles and the short dance films, BREAK GLASS and REFRAME.

Heather received her BA from UC Berkeley and her MA in Theatre Directing from London's Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Heather is an active member of The Directors Guild of America (DGA) and the DGA Women's Steering Committee.