Interview with director David Straiton

For TV, eh?/Blogcritics I interviewed the director of Defying Gravity‘s first episode. He’s also a regular director of House, so there’s some House and Hugh Laurie talk, plus comparisons of US versus Canadian productions and his take on Vancouver as the appropriate filming location for the future-set series:

  • Defying Gravity Director David Straiton Looks To The Future
    “Set 50 years in the future, Defying Gravity has been called Grey’s Anatomy in space. It may also be Lost in space. But it’s definitely not Lost In Space. ‘Fifty years ago we didn’t have iPods or cell phones or Internet or ATMs, but we still had cars, we still had houses with four walls, we still had television,” said director David Straiton in a recent interview. “Fifity years from now, it’s not The Jetsons.’” Read more.
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