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Visual History with Don Scardino

Interviewed by: Matthew Penn

Director Don Scardino recounts his 30-plus year directorial career, highlighting his work in daytime drama, television movies, feature film and episodic television including 30 Rock, The West Wing and Law & Order.

On 30 Rock

Don Scardino speaks about directing 38 episodes of 30 Rock and what he loved about working on the show.

On Working with Actors

Scardino explains his philosophy of directing actors, which is to make them feel safe enough to contribute creatively and feel comfortable.

On Law & Order

Scardino looks back on the fast-paced experience of directing episodes of the first season of Law & Order.