He may not always hit a home run, but you can’t argue that Steven Spielberg is one of the most successful directors of all time. Im not a fan of everything that he has done. His films are a little on the nose and are going for the Box Office win more than being artful.

Susan Lacy put together Spielberg with footage from over 30 hours of interviews with Spielberg as well as his family, friends and other filmmakers. The movie highlights the director’s childhood and how his obsession with moviemaking led to a huge career.

The film features interviews with J.J. Abrams, Christian Bale, Drew Barrymore, Cate Blanchett, Francis Ford Coppola, Daniel Craig, Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian de Palma, Laura Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Dreyfuss, Ralph Fiennes, Harrison Ford, David Geffen, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Holly Hunter, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ben Kingsley, Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas, Liam Neeson, Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey and Robert Zemeckis.

Spielberg begin airing on HBO on October 7th.