The Director's Chair

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  • TV-14
  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 8.8  (550)

This series allows viewers to see how some of their favorite movies were made. Director Robert Rodriguez interviews some of the top directors in Hollywood to find out how they make the movie ideas come to life. The viewer can see how they developed the special effects and what it is like to work with some of the top actors in the business.

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Barbra Streisand
13. Barbra Streisand
November 26, 2018
Robert Rodriguez sits with the legendary Barbra Streisand to discuss her ground-breaking career.
Frank Darabont
12. Frank Darabont
September 25, 2016
Robert Rodriguez sits down for a career-spanning conversation with acclaimed filmmaker Frank Darabont. The two discuss the struggles of trying to break into the industry as well as Darabont€™s long standing-relationship with legendary author Stephen King.
Jon Favreau
11. Jon Favreau
September 25, 2016
Robert Rodriguez sits down with filmmaker Jon Favreau to discuss his journey from aspiring actor and comedian to A-list film director. The two visionaries trace Favreau€™s career, from indie cult hit Swingers to blockbusters like Iron Man and The Jungle Book.
Sylvester Stallone
10. Sylvester Stallone
November 15, 2015
Robert Rodriguez interviews director Sylvester Stallone to discuss Sly's beginnings and inspirations, what it's like to write, direct and star in an action film and his return to directing with Rocky Balboa, Rambo, and The Expendables.
George Miller
9. George Miller
August 30, 2015
Robert Rodriguez interviews George Miller to discuss his career as a director, writer, and producer of ground breaking films ranging from Babe and Happy Feet to the "Mad Max" series with a special section on this year's acclaimed "Fury Road".
Michael Mann
8. Michael Mann
June 1, 2015
Michael Mann sits down in the Director's Chair.
Robert Zemeckis
7. Robert Zemeckis
May 11, 2015
Robert Rodriguez interviews Robert Zemeckis. They discuss the fascinating career that began with an award-winning USC student film that caught the attention of Steven Spielberg, and took off into the stratosphere with some of the biggest blockbuster hits of all time, including Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and Best Picture Oscar winner Forest Gump.
Luis Valdez
6. Luis Valdez
March 29, 2015
Robert Rodriguez sits down for a historic conversation with award-winning artist, activist and father of Chicano theater, director Luis Valdez.
Francis Ford Coppola
5. Francis Ford Coppola
March 2, 2015
Director Francis Ford Coppola talks about starting Zoetrope, the influence of family, and creating 'The Godfather,' 'The Conversation' and 'Apocalypse Now.'
Quentin Tarantino Vol. 2
4. Quentin Tarantino Vol. 2
September 17, 2014
Quentin Tarantino joins Robert Rodriguez. They talk about Tarantino's career through the lens of their 20-year friendship, featuring never-before-seen personal footage that brings up topics from camera placement and screenwriting to Kung Fu and Spaghetti Westerns.
Quentin Tarantino Vol. 1
3. Quentin Tarantino Vol. 1
August 13, 2014
Quentin Tarantino joins Robert Rodriguez. They talk about Tarantino's career through the lens of their 20-year friendship, featuring never-before-seen personal footage that brings up topics from camera placement and screenwriting to Kung Fu and Spaghetti Westerns.
Guillermo del Toro
2. Guillermo del Toro
July 30, 2014
Director and longtime friend Guillermo del Toro joins Robert Rodriguez to talk about his journey from artist, to director/producer. From Pan's Labrynth, to Hellboy and Pacific Rim, the madness behind Guillermo's monsters are revealed.
John Carpenter
1. John Carpenter
May 10, 2015
Director Robert Rodriguez interviews the legendary director John Carpenter (Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, The Thing, Escape From New York) on his influences and how he became a filmmaker.
Description

This series allows viewers to see how some of their favorite movies were made. Director Robert Rodriguez interviews some of the top directors in Hollywood to find out how they make the movie ideas come to life. The viewer can see how they developed the special effects and what it is like to work with some of the top actors in the business.

The Director's Chair is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on May 10, 2015.

Where to Watch The Director's Chair

The Director's Chair is available for streaming on the EL REY NETWORK website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Director's Chair on demand at Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 10, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (550)