‘The Apprenticeship of Ted Kotcheff’: Interview with the Director, Antonio Saillant

Ted KotcheffIn this interview, Antonio Salliant opens up about his most recent project, entitled The Apprenticeship of Ted Kotcheff. The film encapsulates Ted Kotcheff’s journey from the Canadian Broadcast Company, in the 1950s, to his Hollywood directorial debut with Tiara Tahiti (1962), as well as many of his other works – Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe (1978), North Dallas Forty (1979), First Blood (1982), Weekend at Bernie’s (1989) – to name a few.

The Apprenticeship of Ted Kotcheff was conceived and developed as a medium to showcase the influence and creative genius that defines this iconic filmmaker; to construct an intimate portrait of a man that has greatly influenced both film and television.