Ernest Dickerson, born June 25, 1951 in Newark, New Jersey, USA, is a motion picture director and cinematographer. He is an episodic director for Treme. He joined the crew as a director for the first season in 2010, helming the third episode "Right Place, Wrong Time". He returned as a director for the second season in 2011, helming the eighth episode "Can I Change My Mind? and the season finale "Do Watcha Wanna". He returned for the third season in 2012 and directed the episodes "The Greatest Love" and "Don't You Leave Me Here". He also directed the episode "Dippermouth Blues" for the fourth and final season in 2013. He has also worked with Treme creator David Simon on his earlier series The Wire. Dickerson has directed the films Juice (1992), Surviving the Game (1994), Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995), and Bulletproof (1996). He has worked as a cinematographer, particularly with the director Spike Lee. He has directed multiple episodes of The Walking Dead, ER, and Dexter.