Fred Barzyk’s Video Archive

From Fred Barzyk For the last decade, I have been gathering my shows and transferring them to digital format. These videos will be released as a highlight reel of my archive to be housed at WGBH and Marquette University. This highlight reel is directed toward researchers in the year 2100. It is my attempt to…

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Fred Barzyk’s Snapshots: Scene 2

I was asked to produce and direct a program for college kids during the summer of 1967. The show featured a young Englishman who was lecturing at Tufts University. His name was David Silver and he looked a lot like Mick Jagger.

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Fred Barzyk Aims to Kickstart Drama

From Current: Director Fred Barzyk began his career at Boston’s WGBH, experimenting with television and the emerging form of video. Now, the director is preparing to produce the final short film of his drama trilogy on death.

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The Waiting Room, an upcoming drama by Fred Barzyk

When I first was hired by Greg Harney to direct Parlons Français back in 1960, I struck a deal. I would devote my life to TV (and not the theater) if only he would give me Studio A for a week so I could do a TV drama. He agreed.

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