Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full, Uncensored TV Director Roundtable With Ava DuVernay, Ben Stiller, Patty Jenkins and More
Adam McKay, Jean-Marc Vallée and David Nutter also star on the TV Director Roundtable. Hollywood Reporter Roundtables air every Sunday on SundanceTV.
Ava DuVernay, Ben Stiller, Patty Jenkins, Adam McKay, Jean-Marc Vallée and David Nutter sound off on their disagreements with actors, lessons learned from social media and the high stakes of telling dark, real-life stories in The Hollywood Reporter's first TV Director Roundtable.
Viewers can watch the roundtable discussions beginning Sunday, June 23, on SundanceTV as part of the cable channel's original nonfiction series, Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter, produced in partnership with THR. The full, uncensored discussions post on THR.com on Mondays after the shows aired. The last of seven episodes — the TV Director Roundtable — aired Sunday, Aug. 4.
The filmed roundtable panels feature this year's top filmmakers including directors, actors and actresses, producers, screenwriters, and cinematographers. Guests will discuss everything from their individual projects to their craft and true stories from the business. The panels present thoughtful, informative takes on the film and television industry today.
A full schedule of Emmy season roundtables is below.
Comedy Actress, June 23
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
Tiffany Haddish, The Last O.G.
Regina Hall, Black Monday
Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll
Maya Rudolph, Forever
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag
Drama Actress, July 7
Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora, The Act
Christine Baranski, The Good Fight
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Danai Gurira, The Walking Dead
Niecy Nash, Claws, When They See Us
Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon