DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Mike Nichols

Working Man

Mike Nichols

Hard to believe it's been almost 40 years since Mike Nichols' groundbreaking The Graduate. Since then, few directors have created a more literate and varied body of work.

DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Womens Roundtable
DGA Roundtable
Women directors have been shamefully under-employed in the industry for years. We brought together a group of prominent female directors to discuss ways to address the issue.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 William Friedkin
The French Connection
Thirty-five years after it was made, The French Connection still features the mother-of-all-chase-scenes. The director takes us back and explains how it all came together.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Funny Business Tolan
Peter Tolan
Rescue Me's Peter Tolan muses on the problems of working with kids and animals. He prefers animals.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 In My Opinion
Neil LaBute
The director of The Wicker Man suggests we pay more attention to art and less to the box office.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Directors Voice Taymor
Julie Taymor
Julie Taymor uses her characteristic visual flair to fashion a '60s musical based on songs by The Beatles.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Screening Room
Darren Aronofsky
As an aspiring director, Darren Aronofsky watched Kurosawa's Yojimbo so much he wore out the tape. He watches it again and explains what he learned.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Books
Directing Live Variety Shows
Directors on live variety shows like American Idol have to think on their feet to capture the spontaneous action - and unexpected gifts - of non-pro performers.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Shot to Remember Brazil
Brazil
Terry Gilliam had the time of his life directing his dream project. He explains how he applied his hand-hewn methods to create his hero's great escape.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 The Industry
HD-DVD vs. Blu-Ray
HD-DVD and Blu-ray may be battling it out for years for a share of the high-definition DVD market.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Almodovar
Pedro Almodóvar
With his latest film, Volver, Pedro Almodóvar-the most acclaimed Spanish director since Luis Buñuel-returns to his hometown to explore his cinematic roots.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Fall 2006 Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg extols the virtues of shooting in the Big Apple.
Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder created some of the most memorable-and cynical-characters on the screen. In a selection of rare shots, we visit the director at work on the set.
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