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Behind the Lens by Jay Holben

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5.11I’m Captain Kirk! Musings on the Role of the Director

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Concentrating on the set of The Event Premiere on Universal’s UVS-1 stage. Photo by Otto Kitsinger.

Contrary to what the headline might have you believe, I am neither delusional nor a Trekkie (or Trekkor). I’ve never really been much of a Star Trek fan. In fact, I’m in the opposite camp: I’ve always been a Star Wars fan. For those of you not familiar with the ageless feud between geeks—we reside on separate sides of the playground and jeer at each other over our lightsabers and phasers from different universes.

However, I have often used the example of Captain Kirk in discussions with ...

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