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Special Projects Committee

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Norman Lloyd

Veteran director and actor Norman Lloyd discusses his 60-plus year directorial career, highlighting his work on both Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. Lloyd also touches upon his 80-plus year acting career, working with such notable directors as Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Chaplin, Jean Renoir, Martin Scorsese, Peter Weir, and most recently Judd Apatow.

Arthur Seidelman

Film and television director Arthur Allan Seidelman (Walking Across Egypt, A Christmas Carol) looks back on his long career, from studying under famed acting coach Sanford Meisner, to directing Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first acting role.

Elliot Silverstein

Veteran director Elliot Silverstein (Cat Ballou, A Man Called Horse) discusses his long career in both television and film, working on set during several decades of Hollywood, and his passionate fight for the creative rights of directors.