Joan Tewkesbury

Director
Credits
Director: TV Films: On Promised Land (Disney); Sudie & Simpson (Lifetime); Wild Texas Wind (NBC); Writer/Director: Scattering Dad (CBS); Cold Sassy Tree (TNT); Acorn People (NBC). Executive Producer/Writer/Director, TV Pilot: Elysian Fields (CBS). Episodic: The Guardian; Chicago Hope; Felicity; Nothing Sacred; Northern Exposure. Writer/Director: The Stranger (HBO). Feature Film: Old Boyfriends. Writer: Thieves Like Us; Nashville; Ballet. Writer/Director: Dance Card. Consulting Producer: The Guardian (CBS).
Contact
Agency: Creative Artists Agency
Agent: Tony Etz
Agency Phone: (424)288-2000
Visual History
Tewkesbury Interview
Visual History Interview
Joan Tewkesbury discusses working with Robert Altman as the co-writer of Thieves like Us and the writer of Nashville, then building her own directing career in television, the changes she has witnessed for woman directors, and the importance of the DGA’s support of creative rights.