Aaron Sorkin


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Janet Ashikaga

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Editor Janet Ashikaga on showrunner Aaron Sorkin's rhythm 
Editor Janet Ashikaga on working on Aaron Sorkin's Sports Night with Tommy Schlamme
Editor Janet Ashikaga on working with Aaron Sorkin
Editor Janet Ashikaga on winning an Emmy for the "Small Town" episode of Sports Night and wanting Aaron Sorkin to win for writing
Editor Janet Ashikaga on Aaron Sorkin doing comedy and drama
Editor Janet Ashikaga on editing The West Wing based on Aaron Sorkin's schedule
Editor Janet Ashikaga on interpreting Aaron Sorkin's words
Editor Janet Ashikaga on editing The West Wing episode "Twenty Five" - Aaron Sorkin's last episode; on Sorkin's departure
Editor Janet Ashikaga on Aaron Sorkin's role in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

Alan Ball

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Alan Ball on his Emmy win for directing Six Feet Under

Robert Guillaume

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Robert Guillaume on co-starring in creator Aaron Sorkin's Sports Night

Buck Henry

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Buck Henry on Live on the Sunset Strip's creator Aaron Sorkin and how accurate he felt that show was

Felicity Huffman

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Felicity Huffman on being cast on Sports Night, and being familiar with Aaron Sorkin through the theater world
Felicity Huffman on what she likes about Aaron Sorkin's writing, particularly on Sports Night

Allison Janney

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Allison Janney on auditioning for The West Wing
Allison Janney on working with The West Wing creator, Aaron Sorkin
Allison Janney on how Aaron Sorkin and Tommy Schlamme's departures changed The West Wing
Allison Janney on how 9/11 was dealt with on The West Wing and where she was on 9/11

Kathryn Joosten

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Kathryn Joosten on her character, "Mrs. Landingham" on The West Wing and her fate on the show

Rob Reiner

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Rob Reiner on the feature film "A Few Good Men"

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on his respect for writer Aaron Sorkin

Thomas Del Ruth

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Thomas Del Ruth on how he became involved with Aaron Sorkin's The West Wing  and on being hired by The West Wing  director Thomas Schlamme
Thomas Del Ruth on working with Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme on The West Wing

Richard Schiff

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Richard Schiff on developing his character "Toby Ziegler" with Aaron Sorkin on The West Wing
Richard Schiff on dealing with Aaron Sorkin's habit of turning in scripts late for The West Wing
Richard Schiff on Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme leaving The West Wing

Thomas Schlamme

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Thomas Schlamme on meeting Aaron Sorkin
Thomas Schlamme on directing "walk and talk" shots on Aaron Sorkin's shows
Thomas Schlamme on his role in Aaron Sorkin's writing process on The West Wing
Thomas Schlamme on Aaron Sorkin's writing process on The West Wing
Thomas Schlamme on Aaron Sorkin's arrest

W.G. Snuffy Walden

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W.G. Snuffy Walden on composing the theme for The West Wing
W.G. Snuffy Walden on composing for Sports Night
W.G. Snuffy Walden on composing for West Wing
W.G. Snuffy Walden on composing for Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
W.G. Snuffy Walden on Aaron Sorkin's love of H.M.S. Pinafore
W.G. Snuffy Walden on composing the theme for The West Wing

John Wells

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John Wells on how he came to produce and write The West Wing, which was created by Aaron Sorkin
John Wells on the initial audience for The West Wing and the early process of writing the show, including Aaron Sorkin rewriting every script
John Wells on Aaron Sorkin clashing with the network over The West Wing and Sorkin leaving the show
John Wells on the series finale of The West Wing and Aaron Sorkin's participation

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