Watch a video interview with Sam Mendes, conducted by fellow director Paul Greengrass, and recorded for DirectorsUK
Late in 2012 "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes and Bourne series helmsman Paul Greengrass convened as part of a series of interviews for DirectorsUK, a professional association of directors working with the moving image in the UK, with over 4,500 members. In the 35 minute discussion Mendes reveals how he spoke to Greengrass beforehand, seeking guidance for taking on a big action blockbuster like "Skyfall" they also talk "Avengers" and the stresses of studio-directed release dates; share stories about Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson as 007 producers and their hands-off approach to working with their directors and about the direction Mendes took 007.
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