‘Amour’ Director Michael Haneke on His Independent Spirit Award
Michael Haneke stops by the Piaget lounge at the Independent Spirit Awards to talk about his love story Amour winning the best international film award.
When asked if he is nervous about the Oscars he responded by saying, “No, because I can’t do anything about it. I just have to sit back and see.”
David O. Russell and His Son Matthew on Making of ‘Silver Linings Playbook’
Director David O. Russell and his son Matthew share what it was like making Silver Linings Playbook and the effect it has had on people whose families have experienced similar things.
Kerry Washington Praises Her 'Django Unchained' Director and Co-stars
Django Unchained star Kerry Washington stops by the THR Piaget lounge at the Independent Spirit Awards to discuss her Oscar nominated movie.
“It’s an honor to be part of this film. In particular to have worked with Quentin and these actors Jamie, Leo, Sam, I don’t know if I’ve wrapped my head around it” Kerry said about her director and co-stars.
Fred Armisen on the Best Picture Oscar Nominees
Portlandia star Fred Armisen gives us his take the independent movies at this year’s Oscars and the impressive selection for the best picture Oscar.
‘The Invisible War’ on their Eye-Opening Documentary
Director Kirby Dick and producers Amy Ziering and Tanner Barklow share why they wanted to get their message out about rape of soldiers within the US military.
Their movie won Best Documentary at this year’s Independent Spirit Awards.
Cinematography Award Winner Ben Richardson on Finding Out Steven Spielberg is a Fan of His Work
Beasts of the Southern Wild cinematographer Ben Richardson discusses his future projects and what it felt like to find out Lincoln director Steven Spielberg is a fan of his work. Ben also reveals a comparison between their character Hushpuppy and John McClain from Die Hard.
The People Behind ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ on the Importance of the Independent Spirit Awards
David O. Russell and the cast and crew of Silver Linings Playbook on why they wanted to make their movie and the importance of the Independent Spirit Awards.
Silver Linings Playbook won awards for Best Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay.
John Hawkes on His ‘The Sessions’ Character
John Hawkes on the subject matter of their drama and why he thinks people can relate to his character Mark. He also won the Best Male Lead Award at the Independent Spirit Awards.
Matthew McConaughey on Collaborating with Steven Soderbergh in ‘Magic Mike’
Matthew McConaughey gives us some insight into how he collaborated with director Steven Soderbergh in their film Magic Mike. The actor also gives us his take on how one of his favorite movies of the year will make out at this year’s Academy Awards.
He picked up the Best Supporting Male award at this year’s Independent Spirit Awards for his role of Dallas.
The Nominees on the Importance of the Independent Spirit Awards
Director Michael Haneke, Co-president of Film independent Sean Mc Manus and Piaget CEO Phillipe Leopold-Metzger and the nominees of this year’s awards all weigh in on the importance of independent filmmaking.