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Chat Room Interviews

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Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Oscar Nominee Daniel Kaluuya Reflects On "Get Out," "Black Panther"
One year ago, most audiences didn't know the name Daniel Kaluuya. Now, the 28-year-old British actor has a best-actor Oscar nomination for starring in one of last year's biggest films, "Get Out"; a culture-shifting blockbuster opening this week ("Black Panther"); and a Steve McQueen film on the...
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Chat Room: Floyd Russ Reflects On Sundance
The filmography of director Floyd Russ has made its mark on varied fronts, most recently at last month’s Sundance Film Festival where his documentary short ZION debuted. Russ introduced audiences to Zion Clark, a young wrestler who was born without legs. Growing up in foster care, Clark struggled...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
W+K's Susan Hoffman Reflects On Induction Into One Club's Hall of Fame
Last month, Susan Hoffman, co-chief creative officer at Wieden+Kennedy, was inducted into the One Club for Creativity’s Creative Hall of Fame. Her fellow inductees were Rebeca Mendez, an artist designer and professor at UCLA, Design Media Arts, where she is director of the Counterforce Lab; David...
Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017
BBDO's David Lubars Reflects On His Induction Into One Club's Creative Hall of Fame
Last week David Lubars, chief creative officer of BBDO Worldwide and chairman of BBDO North America, was inducted into the One Club for Creativity’s Creative Hall of Fame. This week he received the 2017 Clio Lifetime Achievement Award. The Creative Hall of Fame has a rich heritage of honoring the...
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 2017
Director Doug Liman Discusses "American Made," Working Rapport With Tom Cruise
Director Doug Liman loves spy stories and antiheroes, but he didn't anticipate having such a personal connection to the little-known story of TWA Pilot turned Medellin Cartel friend, drug smuggler and Drug Enforcement Agency informant Barry Seal, who became a central figure in the Reagan...
Wednesday, Sep. 13, 2017
Guillermo del Toro Discusses "The Shape of Water," Love Of Monsters, Frank Capra
If the Toronto International Film Festival has proven one thing, it's that Guillermo del Toro can work a room. At the premiere of his festival sensation and surefire Oscar contender "The Shape of Water," the good-humored Mexican director had the audience of the Elgin Theatre in his thrall, both by...
Thursday, Sep. 7, 2017
CCO Ari Weiss Reflects On Life At DDB
Back on February 1, Ari Weiss assumed his current position as chief creative officer of DDB North America. He came over from BBH New York where he spent six years, leading his teams to 24 Cannes Lions, ultimately serving there as CCO. Under Weiss’ aegis, BBH NY turned out award-winning fare for...
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017
Scott Corbett Debuts "Good Night Butterfly" At Asian American Film Fest
Scott Corbett first came to SHOOT ’s attention in 2006. After first establishing himself as a freelance copywriter with tours of duty at shops such as TBWA\Chiat\Day and David&Goliath, Los Angeles, Corbett made a successful transition to directing, spurred on in part by inspired spec work for...
Monday, Aug. 28, 2017
Director Sabaah Folayan Discusses "Whose Streets?"
Sabaah Folayan went to Ferguson, Missouri, three summers ago as a pre-med student hoping to find a way to ease the anger engulfing police and residents. She left a filmmaker. Folayan and her co-director, Damon Davis, stitched together "Whose Streets?" — a documentary looking at the aftermath of the...
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
Chat Room: Steven Zaillian Reflects On "The Night Of"
Steven Zaillian—whose writing earned four Oscar nominations, including a win for his Schindler’s List screenplay in 1994—has made an auspicious first foray into television as a writer, executive producer and director on The Night Of (HBO), which recently scored 13 Emmy nominations including for...