Academy Originals

Documentary-style videos produced by the Academy to examine the creative process of filmmaking and the artists changing its future.
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett on Approaching 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' With a 'Mother's Fierceness' | Academy Conversations
Mar 10, 2023
A Q&A with Oscar nominees Ryan Coogler, Ruth E. Carter, and more.
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell Worried He'd Be 'Dull as Dishwater' in 'The Banshees of Inisherin' | Academy Conversations
Mar 9, 2023
The Oscar-nominated actor and filmmaker Martin McDonagh discuss their latest collaboration.
The Fabelmans
Steven Spielberg Reveals the Most Challenging Part of Making 'The Fabelmans' | Academy Conversations
Mar 8, 2023
An exclusive conversation with Tony Kushner, Michelle Williams, Judd Hirsch and more.
Rian Johnson
'Glass Onion's Rian Johnson on the 'Pleasure’ of Writing Whodunits | Academy Conversations
Mar 8, 2023
The two-time Oscar-nominated screenwriter on the process of scripting his 'Knives Out Mystery.'
Simu Liu, Scientific and Technical Awards
GALLERY: Inside the 2023 Scientific and Technical Awards
Mar 6, 2023
Simu Liu hosted the Sci-Tech awards, where Iain Neil received the Gorden E. Sawyer Award.
Austin Butler
Austin Butler Opens Up About 'Elvis': 'It Really Felt as Though My Life Was on the Line' (Exclusive)
Mar 1, 2023
The actor discusses the work that went into his Oscar-nominated performance as the King of Rock and Roll.
Brendan Fraser
After 'The Whale', Brendan Fraser Has Nothing Left to Prove (Exclusive)
Mar 1, 2023
The actor discusses his Oscar-nominated performance in Darren Aronofsky's drama.
With 'TÁR,' Cate Blanchett Continues Her Search for 'The Great Noble Failure' (Exclusive)
Mar 1, 2023
Blanchett reflects on how her latest Oscar-nominated performance left her a changed actress.
Judd Hirsch
'The Fabelmans' Judd Hirsch on Starring in Steven Spielberg's Origin Story (Exclusive)
Mar 1, 2023
The Oscar-nominated actor discusses making an impact with limited screen time.
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