Academy Originals

Documentary-style videos produced by the Academy to examine the creative process of filmmaking and the artists changing its future.
'Spoiler Alert! No Real Noses Were Broken': Go Behind the Stunts of 'Bottoms' (Exclusive)
Aug 31, 2023
Stunt coordinator Deven MacNair reveals which star most surprised her at 'Bottoms' boot camp.
The Equalizer 3
Antoine Fuqua Talks Reuniting Denzel Washington and Dakota Fanning in 'The Equalizer 3' (Exclusive)
Aug 31, 2023
The director discusses the 'Man on Fire' reunion and why his collaborations with Washington are so successful.
Dune: Part Two
Everything to Know About 'Dune: Part Two'
Aug 28, 2023
Denis Villeneuve's Oscar-winning sci-fi epic continues with more sand and more Zendaya.
Sammi Cohen, You Are So Not Coming to My Bat Mitzvah
Sammi Cohen on Casting the Entire Sandler Family in a Bat Mitzvah Comedy (Exclusive)
Aug 25, 2023
The director of 'You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah' discusses working with Adam Sandler and making an unapologetically Jewish teen comedy.
'Bottoms' Costume Designer on Homaging 'Clueless' and Creating a NSFW School Mascot (Exclusive)
Aug 23, 2023
Eunice Jera Lee discusses her sartorial vision for Emma Seligman's over-the-top teen sex comedy.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Henry Selick Reflects on 30 Years of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (Exclusive)
Aug 22, 2023
The legendary animator discusses collaborating with Tim Burton and their film's anniversary restoration.
The Monkey King
'The Monkey King' Director on Turning a 500-Year-Old Folktale Into His Weirdest Animated Adventure Yet (Exclusive)
Aug 17, 2023
Oscar nominee Anthony Stacchi opens up about his new animated adventure and working with the legendary Stephen Chow.
Park Chan-wook Reflects on the 'Shocking' Response to 'Oldboy,' 20 Years Later (Exclusive)
Aug 14, 2023
"Will they find it as shocking as audiences did 20 years ago?" director Park asks of the film's rerelease.
'I Make Each Film as if It Might Be My Last': Ira Sachs Opens Up About 'Passages' (Exclusive)
Aug 10, 2023
The indie filmmaker discusses chemistry between his actors, sex scenes, and that NC-17 rating.
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