Tewkesbury Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Joan Tewkesbury

Interviewed by: Katt Shea

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.

Joan Tewkesbury recalls meeting Robert Altman and getting hired as his script supervisor on McCabe and Mrs. Miller.

Tewkesbury recalls researching and developing the script for Nashville.

Tewkesbury describes what she learned from Altman about the process of becoming a director.