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A huge congratulations to Gail Mancuso for taking home the Emmy for directing comedy. Even the announcer couldn’t resist noting that is has been 20 years since a woman won in this category. And that woman was Betty Thomas, for directing “Dream On”. But what the hell happened to the 65th Emmy awards show? Well, CBS certainly […]
This line was directed toward me, late one night, in a field outside Wilmington, North Carolina. It was a big production. The biggest this studio has made at the time. It involved a few units: The main unit – shooting the plot with the actors The stunt unit – shooting things that did not involve the actors […]
Being a television director, aside from answering thousands of questions a day and making decisions left and right that will impact the quality and the look of the episode, you are constantly fighting the clock. 12 hours don’t pass as quickly in any other profession I know. If you want to continue working you have to […]
The search for directing jobs for women continues. The Director’s Guild statistics show that nothing has changed. Man still dominate with 85% of the jobs.
The Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 250 Films of 2011 by Martha M. Lauzen, Ph.D. Copyright © 2012 – All rights reserved. In 2011, women comprised 18% of all directors, executive producers, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films. This represents an increase of 2 […]
On Sept. 14, 2011, The Director’s Guild of America published the results of a survey they have done on minority hiring practices in prime time television, as it pertains to directors. Here is what they have published: There were 2,600 prime time television show episodes in this statistics Episodes directed by women – 12% […]
On these pages I am baring my soul. In a city that is so secretive and private it is a big faux pas. But I have done everything I know how, as theses posts will demonstrate. I’ve tried to scale every wall, I’ve tried, as the late Dawn Steel wrote: ”If they close […]