Pasetta Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with DGA Remembers Marty Pasetta 1932-2015

Interviewed by: Pasetta's Children

Musical and variety director Martin “Marty” Pasetta discusses his long career directing the Academy Awards and Grammy Awards, and what it was like directing Elvis Presley as 1 billion people worldwide tuned in.

Marty Pasetta discusses how he directed multiple cameras for The 44th Annual Academy Awards.

Pasetta recalls pitching Elvis Presley a production plan for Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii.

How he directed Pope John Paul II during a live television broadcast.