Thursday, November 23, 2017

Chat Room Interviews

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Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
Denzel Washington Discusses "Roman J. Israel," "Fences," "Malcolm X"
Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better. In Dan Gilroy's "Roman J. Israel, Esq.," Washington has challenged himself with one of his most complicated and singular roles. The title character (played by Washington) is a veteran activist attorney...
Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
Streisand Discusses Netflix Special, Harassment, End of Touring
If you want to see Barbra Streisand sing, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again. And she's not just saying it to get you to watch "Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!" when it debuts on the streaming service this Wednesday: Streisand, who didn't...
Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
Sonja Sohn Reflects On Her Directorial Debut, "Baltimore Rising"
Sonja Sohn has gone from being in front of the camera to behind it. The actress, who played a Baltimore detective on "The Wire," has become a documentary filmmaker and her debut offering is a powerful look at her beloved adopted city. "Baltimore Rising," which was to debut Monday on HBO, examines a...
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...