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TV’s cool factor is overtaking that of the movies

by Daniel Miller.

Michael Pressman, a veteran TV director, got a surprising response when he asked students in his film directing class to describe their dream jobs.

“Your job,” he said they told him recently. “We want to be the director in charge of a TV series.”

Pressman, who has directed episodes of “Blue Bloods,” “Law & Order” and many other series, was stunned. This class, at New York’s New School, focused on film.

But the students weren’t “dreaming of Oscar,” said Pressman, who has also directed several movies, including a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” picture. “They want to make great TV series.

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