Joyner VH Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Tom Joyner

Interviewed by: Herb Adelman

Tom Joyner began his career in the film industry in 1969, when he was accepted into the DGA-Producers Assistant Directors Training Program. He worked as a Second Assistant Director on feature films and movies for television including Sugarland Express, Breezy, Joe Kidd, High Plains Drifter, Pete and Tillie, and Ulzana's Raid.

Tom Joyner describes how Jaws was scheduled around a faulty, mechanical shark.

Joyner recalls how his mentor William S. Gilmore helped him wrangle extras on Tough Enough.

He explains the primary duties of a Unit Production Manager.