Tewkesbury Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Joan Tewkesbury

Interviewed by: Katt Shea

Joan Tewkesbury has worked in theater, film and television as a dancer, choreographer, actress, writer, director and producer. Making her directorial debut in 1979 with the feature film Old Boyfriends, she went on to direct and write movies for television such as The Tenth Month, The Acorn People, Cold Sassy Tree, and Scattering Dad.

Meeting Robert Altman and getting hired as his script supervisor on McCabe and Mrs. Miller.

Researching and developing the script for Altman's Nashville.

What she learned from Altman about the process of becoming a director.