DGA Quarterly Summer 2007

The Jimmy Show

James Burrows

With series like Taxi, Cheers, Will & Grace and Frasier, James Burrows raised the sitcom to high art. His secret? Respecting the craft.

DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
Soap Operas
The director's team on the daytime drama One Life to Live helps churn out an amazing six shows a week and shoot 140 pages a day.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
Legends of the Guild
Our celebration of the Guild's 70th anniversary continues with a past president and a devoted member for more than 50 years.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
In this DGA Quarterly “Shot to Remember” article, Ang Lee explains how he shot his famous treetop battle in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
Directing the NBA Playoffs
Inside a production truck deep in the bowels of the Staples Center, director Jimmy Moore calls the shots that bring the NBA playoffs into your living room with startling clarity.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007 Kasi
Kasi Lemmons
Kasi Lemmons had to use all her cinematic tricks to shoot Talk to Me, a period biopic of a trash-talking, Washington, D.C. deejay.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
3-D Movies
3-D is roaring back-and it's not the clunky, campy version from the '50s. With new technology, 3-D is becoming a serious tool for filmmakers.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
Sergio Leone
Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Westerns featured iconoclastic heroes, broad landscapes and unforgettable music.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
Shawn Levy
The director of Night at the Museum explains just how far he'll go to help actors find their performance.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
New Technology
Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. In the first of an ongoing series we break down changes in entertainment and the way film and TV will be delivered.
Rosemary's Baby
Roman Polanski scares the dickens out of Mia Farrow in Rosemary's Baby.
DGA Quarterly Summer 2007
Paul Greengrass
United 93 director Paul Greengrass has applied the techniques he learned in the trenches of British documentary to both real-life dramas and Hollywood pictures.
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