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Colette Burson

writer/director/EP Permanent, Hung; writer The Riches

Colette Burson is a television writer, screenwriter, producer and director. She co-created, executive produced and was the showrunner of "Hung" for HBO, as well as wrote for "The Riches" on FX. She has written original television pilots and episodes for Showtime, FX, NBC, and Canal+/Europa. Her work as a director prior to “Permanent” includes “Little Black Boot”, starring Jane Lynch, which premiered at Sundance and won over ten national and international awards, including the Grand Prize from Planet Out and Best Short Film Prize from Logo Television. Additional directing credits include "Coming Soon" starring Mia Farrow and Ryan Reynolds, as well as several episodes of "Hung" including the third season premiere, "Don't Give Up On Detroit."