Joan Tewkesbury

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).
Agency: Creative Artists Agency
Agent: Tony Etz
Agency Phone: (424)288-2000
Visual History
Tewkesbury Interview
Visual History Interview
Joan Tewkesbury discusses working as Altman's script supervisor when she co-wrote Thieves like Us, going on to write Nashville. Tewkesbury discusses directing her first feature film Old Boyfriends. She also describes her career in television, the changes she has witnessed for woman directors, and the Guild’s support of creative rights.