For 40 years, Werner Herzog has been what he calls "a good soldier of cinema," traveling the globe in search of "ecstatic truth." The wandering director talk about the journey.
Golden Age of Television
The golden age of television presented exciting opportunities for a generation of young directors. A new box set revisits the art and innovations of early movies made for TV.
Being pigeonholed isn't for Linda Mendoza-neither as a Hispanic woman or single- vs. multi-camera TV director.
The director of Chicago Hope
fondly remembers working with the late Senator Kennedy on his only TV series appearance.
How has Alex Gibney managed to turn hard-hitting subjects like Enron and the war on terror into award-winning documentaries?
Battling Internet Piracy
Online theft is a daunting problem to the industry, but that doesn't mean we should abandon the fight. Here are some technological tools available to combat Internet piracy.
Alexander Mackendrick came to America and directed Sweet Smell of Success
, one of Hollywood's darkest films. But when his curious career stalled, he became a respected film professor for two decades.
Jon Favreau made his screen debut as a hipster in Swingers
, but as a director has lost none of his joy for storytelling.
Antoine Fuqua watches Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets
and talks about his personal connection to the film.
The Deer Hunter
Michael Cimino's nail-biting Russian roulette sequence captured the horror of war perhaps like none other before. The director explains how he created the excruciating tension.
Panavision's Genesis and the independently made RED ONE are two of the hottest digital cameras around. We asked directors about the pros and cons of each.
Friday Nights Lights
Directors and their teams on Friday Night Lights
find some novel solutions for shooting at a breakneck pace.
The American version of the popular Japanese series, Iron Chef
, actually makes a spectator sport out of cooking.