DIRECTING FOR TELEVISION

A Global Perspective

▸ By Phoebe Hart

 

 

Television directors are responsible for taking a story from script to the small screen. Anyone will tell you that directing for television is extremely competitive, and only the most hardworking, talented, and capable are able to thrive. That said, there’s more television today than there has been at any time in the history of television, and we’re seeing more and more groundbreaking shows hit the small screen. In fact, from many screenwriters’ perspectives, television is the place to be.

Here, we’ll take a look at the business of television directing. We’ll visit a handful of directors working around the world and examine some of the career strategies and recurring challenges ...

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