Re: ATTN JMS: A question about the TV Business - Directors

 Posted on 1/24/2003 by to

>I've wondered for a while, why are directors not attatched to TV shows for
>seasons or longer runs?

They often are. X-Files and other shows have resident directors who direct as
many as half or one-third of the episodes, and work with the outside directors
on visual continuity. You can't have one director doing more than that because
you have to prep one episode while another is shooting, and that means having
at least two directors.


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