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TV Director Roundtable

“How the Hell Are We Going to Do This?”: Lena Dunham, Noah Hawley, Steven Canals and the THR TV Director Roundtable

There’s nothing Zach Braff likes more than directing. It’s where he’s happiest, he says, surrounded by creative people, encouraging them to do their best work. It is also stressful — sometimes…

If “Film Is a Fling, TV Is Like a Marriage”: TV Directors on Everything From the Social Justice Movement to “Difficult” Actors

Anna Boden, Deborah Chow, Jon M. Chu, Alex Garland, Janet Mock and Jonathan Nolan discuss how the state of the world affects them ("The news just got darker and darker — I found myself not being able…

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored TV Director Roundtable With Ava DuVernay, Ben Stiller, Patty Jenkins and More

The TV Director Roundtable brings together Ava DuVernay, Ben Stiller, Patty Jenkins, Adam McKay, Jean-Marc Vallée and David Nutter. THR Roundtables air every Sunday on SundanceTV.

‘Game of Thrones’ Director David Nutter Talks “Powerful” Effect on Viewers and That Infamous Coffee Cup

David Nutter joined Ben Stiller, Jean-Marc Vallée, Adam McKay, Patty Jenkins and Ava DuVernay for the TV Director Roundtable. Nutter directed multiple episodes on the HBO mega-hit series 'Game of…

Adam McKay Reveals the ‘Succession’ Scene That Was “Entirely Improvised”

Adam McKay joined Ben Stiller, David Nutter, Jean-Marc Vallée, Patty Jenkins and Ava DuVernay for the TV Director Roundtable. McKay serves as the executive producer of HBO's 'Succession' and directed…

“It’s Part of the Job to Be Unsure”: Ava DuVernay, Ben Stiller and The Hollywood Reporter TV Director Roundtable

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, the high stakes of telling…

Patty Jenkins on Reuniting With ‘Wonder Woman’ Star Chris Pine for ‘I Am the Night’: “I Love Working With the Same People”

Patty Jenkins, who directed the TNT limited series 'I Am the Night,' joined Ava DuVernay, Adam McKay, Jean-Marc Vallée, Ben Stiller and David Nutter for The Hollywood Reporter's TV Director…

Ava DuVernay on Her Initial Reluctance to Stories Like ‘When They See Us’: “I Didn’t Want to Be Social Justice Girl”

DuVernay directs the Netflix limited series 'When They See Us.' She joined Ben Stiller, Adam McKay, Jean-Marc Vallée, Patty Jenkins and David Nutter for the TV Director Roundtable.

Ben Stiller on Filming ‘Escape at Dannemora’ at Real-Life Correctional Facility: “It Was So Heavy”

Ben Stiller, who directed the Showtime limited series 'Escape at Dannemora,' joined Ava DuVernay, Adam McKay, Jean-Marc Vallée, Patty Jenkins and David Nutter for The Hollywood Reporter's TV Director…