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Visual History with Glenn Weiss

Interviewed by: R.A. Clark

Director Glenn Weiss discusses his 25-year career as a variety television director, sharing details about his craft and recounting stories behind the distinguished specials that he has directed over the years including Peter Pan Live!, the Academy Awards, and Tony Awards.

On "Envelopegate"

Director Glenn Weiss talks about following his instincts to simply tell the story during “envelopegate” of the 89th Annual Academy Awards.

On Being Flexible as a Director

Weiss discusses the virtue of being flexible by recounting a story from directing the 68th Annual Tony Awards hosted by Hugh Jackman.

On the Trust He Shares with Guild Members

Weiss speaks about the safety and trust he has in working with his fellow guild members when directing a live television broadcast.