The Director's Chair

Season 1
 (21)
8.82018TV-14
The Director’s Chair is an hour-long series by Robert Rodriguez featuring the industry’s most notable directors as they engage in a revealing and unexpected exchange about the world of filmmaking. The series provides a forum for two directors to go one on one, offering viewers access inside the minds of some of Hollywood's most iconic filmmakers.
Starring
Robert RodriguezQuentin TarantinoJohn Carpenter
Genres
Talk Show and VarietySpecial Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. John Carpenter
    May 9, 2014
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  2. 2. Guillermo Del Toro
    August 6, 2014
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Director Robert Rodriguez interviews the visionary director Guillermo Del Toro (Mimic, Blade II, Pan's Labyrinth, Pacific Rim) on his influences and how he became a filmmaker.
  3. 3. Quentin Tarantino
    August 13, 2014
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Director Robert Rodriguez interviews the visionary director Guillermo Del Toro (Mimic, Blade II, Pan's Labyrinth, Pacific Rim) on his influences and how he became a filmmaker.
  4. 4. Quentin Tarantino Vol. II
    September 16, 2014
    47min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino discuss Tarantino's career through the lens of their 20-year friendship, using never-before-seen personal footage to discuss topics from screenwriting to Spaghetti Westerns and Kung Fu.
  5. 5. Francis Ford Coppola
    March 1, 2015
    45min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Robert Rodriguez sits with legendary director Francis Ford Coppola to discuss the influence of family, starting rebel studio Zoetrope and the challenges of creating The Godfather, The Conversation, and Apocalypse Now.
  6. 6. Luis Valdez
    March 28, 2015
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Robert sits with The Original Chicano-American Director, Luis Valdez, to discuss the journey from migrant farmworker to filmmaker, the founding of Teatros Campesinos, crafting Zoot Suit for stage/screen, and the classic, La Bamba.
  7. 7. Robert Zemeckis
    May 11, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  8. 8. Michael Mann
    June 1, 2015
    45min
    TV-14
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    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Robert Rodriguez interviews Michael Mann
  9. 9. George Miller
    August 29, 2015
    46min
    TV-14
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    English [CC]
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    English
    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".
  10. 10. Sylvester Stallone
    November 14, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  11. 11. Jon Favreau
    September 25, 2016
    45min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  12. 12. Frank Darabont
    September 25, 2016
    45min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  13. 13. Barbra Streisand
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    November 30, 2018
    TV-14
    "Barbra Streisand" Robert sits with the legendary Barbra Streisand to discuss her ground-breaking career.

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Directors
Robert Rodriguez
Producers
Robert RodriguezBrynne ChappellSkip ChaissonJohn FogelmanCristina PatwaReaves Avery WashburnMarc Edward HeuckGianpaolo GonzalezDean Houser
Season year
2018
Network
Quiver
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Prime Video (streaming online video)
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