Nicholas Meyer is a noted author, screenwriter, and director. In addition to the Star Trek films, his many credits include an Oscar nomination for the screenplay of The Seven Per-Cent Solution (adapted from his New York Times bestseller), writing and directing the classic SF thriller Time After Time, and directing The Day After, the controversial film about nuclear war that became the most watched movie ever televised. Most recently, he adapted Philip Roth's novella The Dying Animal for the screen as Elegy.
Filling in for George, Ian Punnett welcomed Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director Nicholas Meyer (book link) for a discussion that centered largely around his work on the 1983 made-for-TV production The Day After. Open Lines followed.
Ian Punnett welcomed Oscar nominated screenwriter and director Nicholas Meyer (book link), discussed his secrets to crafting great stories and shared what it was like working with 'Kirk' and 'Spock' on the Starship Enterprise.