This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Edwin Sherin

Interviewed by: Larry Auerbach

Edwin Sherin discusses his long career including acting and directing on Broadway, producing and directing episodic television like Law & Order and LA Law, his directing techniques like “The Sherin Shot,” and the importance of mentoring the next generation of directors.

Director Edwin Sherin recalls the creative advice cinematographer Gabor Pogany gave him on his first feature film.

Sherin describes how he choreographs and stages actors to motivate camera movement.

Sherin reveals how he works with lead actors to keep performances fresh in a long running series like Law & Order.