After a 10-year absence from directing, Francis Ford Coppola is back with Youth Without Youth, a return to the personal filmmaking of his younger days.
Bill Condon explains how he kept the plot moving and the music jumping in one of the big production numbers from Dreamgirls
The Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival, celebrating its 60th anniversary, has long been friendly turf for American directors.
When he directed High School Musical
, Kenny Ortega had no idea it was going to turn into a preteen phenomenon. Working on the sequel, he tried to capture the same energy.
Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro loves to assemble the pieces of a film to see how they fit. For Pan's Labyrinth
, he created a child's magical world side-by-side with the horrors of war.
The director of Meet the Fockers
and Austin Powers
looks for his "Inner Eastwood."
Netflix's Ted Sarandos talks about how the online rental company has changed the video business...and what's next.
As David Chase's 80-hour tale of crime and punishment comes to its grand finale, we look at the contribution of its unsung heroes-the directors.
Morning News Shows Directors
Directing a network morning news show is not for the faint of heart. For one thing, you have to get up in the middle of the night.
Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman
After American Splendor
, Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman take a different kind of risk with The Nanny Diaries
In an excerpt from his latest book, the director-writer dishes test screenings.
Legends of the Guild
We continue our 70th anniversary celebration with the president who led the DGA into the 21st century.
Film Preservation in the Digital Age
Film preservation used to be for old films. Not anymore. In the digital age, directors need to take responsibility for saving their own work.
Stephen Frears takes a close look at Hitchcock's use of close-ups in Notorious
. Repression never looked so good.