VH175 Alan Myerson
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Alan Myerson

Interviewed by: Howard Storm

Alan Myerson (Steelyard BluesPolice Academy 5: Assignment: Miami BeachThe Larry Sanders Show) recounts his 30-plus year career directing feature films and episodic television, his involvement with Second City, and the formation of the world-renowned improvisational troupe, The Committee.

Director Alan Myerson describes why he believes that empathy is the director's most important tool.

Myerson talks about directing an Emmy-nominated episode of The Larry Sanders Show with Ellen DeGeneres and Garry Shandling.

Myerson discusses bringing his personal stamp to the Police Academy franchise by finding the dramatic undercurrents of the comedic premise of the film.