An Conversation with John Landis – Dallas Independent Film Festival

17th Dallas International Film Festival

Panel interview with John Landis at the Dallas Museum of Art.

During the Dallas International Film Festival.

Interview moderated by Chris Vognar of the Dallas Morning News. April 2017. Discussion includes Landis’ start in the industry as a stuntman and production assistant. His famous films like “Blues Brother”, “Trading Places” and “American Werewolf in London”

“The director’s job is to take the blame.” Said to John Landis by Alfred Hitchcock in an elevator as the answer to the question, what does a director do?

John Landis received an award at the DIFF Honors Banquet, it was presented to him by his son writer/ director Max Landis.

15th Dallas International Film Festival