The Director's Chair


"The Director's Chair" is a series of specials featuring El Rey Network Founder and Chairman Robert Rodriguez sitting down with the industry's most iconic directors and engaging in a revealing and unexpected exchange about the world of filmmaking. Like a virtual filmschool, "The Director's Chair" provides the incredibly rare opportunity to listen in as two great directors, who are fans of each other's work, discuss the craft in great depth. Past guests have included John Carpenter, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Mann, George Miller, Jon Favreau, Frank Darabont Guillermo del Toro, Robert Zemeckis and Quentin Tarantino.

Featured Directors

  1. John Carpenter

    John Carpenter

  2. Guillermo Del Toro

    Guillermo Del Toro

  3. Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino




  4. Francis Ford Coppola

    Francis Ford Coppola

  5. Luis Valdez

    Luis Valdez

  6. Michael Mann

    Michael Mann

  7. George Miller

    George Miller

  8. Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone

  9. Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Zemeckis

  10. Frank Darabont

    Frank Darabont

  11. Jon Favreau

    Jon Favreau

  12. Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand

  • About El Rey

    El Rey Network is an English-language entertainment brand founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City, Spy Kids, Machete). Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the Latino-infused network revels in the courage, capacity, and creativity of ordinary people on extraordinary journeys through its unique original programming. In addition, El Rey Network showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and TV series including genre, cult classics, action, and horror/sci-fi.

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