Mick Jackson Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Mick Jackson

Interviewed by: Robert Markowitz

Mick Jackson is a director and producer who began his career working as an editor for the BBC. He got his start as a documentary director in 1973 on the BBC series The Ascent of Man and continued to work for the BBC for over 20 years, directing documentaries and dramas for BBC TV and Channel 4 in the UK such as the critically acclaimed movies for television Threads (1984), which he both directed and produced, and Yuri Nosenko, KGB (1986).

How an insight into the autistic experience led Mick Jackson to finding a cinematic way to visualize Temple Grandin.

The best way to get notes and give notes.

Why it's important for the director to stick to his creative vision.