Interviews

Articles featuring insight and analysis about filmmaking from the people that make them.
Ivan
How Thea Sharrock Makes Authentic Moments
Aug 19, 2020
The “Me Before You” director returns with the hybrid CGI/live-action tale “The One and Only Ivan.”
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Stella Meghie Is Shaking Up Hollywood
Aug 6, 2020
As a teen, she had “I’m Every Woman” on repeat. Today, the writer-director is the woman at the helm of the Whitney Houston biopic, her third studio-backed feature.
An American Pickle
Simon Rich on the Wild Premise, and Real People, Behind “An American Pickle”
Aug 5, 2020
The screenwriter discusses his penchant for self-satirization and why Seth Rogen was his first choice to play a man brined in pickle juice for 100 years.
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Fighting for Authenticity in Casting
Jul 23, 2020
With every project she takes on, casting director Carla Hool carries the same critical mission: to open up possibilities for Latino actors.
Poison
Marcus Hu on the Legacy of New Queer Cinema
Jun 24, 2020
There was a feeling of wanting to tell our stories, wanting to see our images on screen, which wasn't being done before in a way that was positive.
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How a Producer Finds His Taste In Movies
Jun 10, 2020
“Certain writers, certain directors, and certain actors spoke to me. It just started to blossom into a really nice body of work that I consumed and integrated.”
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A cinematographer finds inspiration with #shotsinquarantine
Jun 10, 2020
It wasn’t long after coronavirus-quarantine orders shut down productions that cinematographer Lawrence Sher found himself needing a creative outlet.
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Director Michael Showalter on Creating 'The Lovebirds' During a Pandemic (Exclusive)
May 20, 2020
Michael Showalter discusses the comedians that inspired him, his journey to directing, and his new movie "The Lovebirds"
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How to Build a Coming-of-Age Movie for Girls
May 7, 2020
Director Coky Giedroyc thinks a great coming-of-age film has three things: It’s funny. It’s rude. And it’s honest.
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