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  1. Roundtable: 5 Top Animators on the Good and Bad of Celebrity Voices and Creative Input From Their Own Kids

    10:00 am PST 01/03/2014
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    The masterminds behind "Frozen," "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University," "The Croods" and "Epic" on how star voices are great for marketing a film, but creatively, the character comes first -- and how the director's son saved the "Avatar"-like look of "Epic." READ MORE

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  2. Watch The Hollywood Reporter's 'Wolf of Wall Street' Roundtable Tonight on PBS SoCal

    9:00 am PST 12/29/2013
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    Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Terence Winter talk about airplane orgies, scoring quaaludes and Steven Spielberg's visit to set in the new series "The Hollywood Reporter in Focus." READ MORE

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  3. Roundtable: Hans Zimmer and 5 Top Composers Swap War Stories

    10:23 am PST 12/23/2013
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    Zimmer ("12 Years a Slave," "Rush"), Thomas Newman ("Saving Mr. Banks"), Christophe Beck ("Frozen"), Henry Jackman ("Captain Phillips"), Steven Price ("Gravity") and Alan Silvestri ("The Croods") give a glimpse into one of Hollywood's least understood but most important jobs: music composition. READ MORE

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  4. Roundtable: 6 Composers on Dealing With Delusional Directors and 'Fake Praise Rejection'

    9:04 am PST 12/23/2013
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    Five veteran composers, along with one relative newcomer who recently graduated from music editor to potential Oscar contender, discuss their biggest challenges, whether they look at box-office numbers and how they'd handle getting fired (one word: "drugs"). READ MORE

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  5. Studio Executive Roundtable: Full Interview

    10:00 am PST 12/19/2013
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    Fox's Jim Gianopulos, Universal's Donna Langley, Disney's Alan Horn, Paramount's Rob Moore and Sony Pictures Classics' Tom Bernard share their experiences for THR's roundtable series. READ MORE

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  6. Roundtable: Why Do These Casting Directors Get No Respect?

    9:00 am PST 12/13/2013
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    Five women who put the stars in a slew of this year's hot awards-season projects open up about actors' auditions and why Oscar won't acknowledge them. READ MORE

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  7. Roundtable: Five Casting Directors on Crazy Auditions and Industry Sexism

    8:59 am PST 12/13/2013
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    Juliet Taylor, Laura Rosenthal, Jennifer Euston, Patricia DiCerto and Ellen Lewis share the gritty details of finding the right actor for the part and refusing to settle. READ MORE

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  8. Inside THR's First Documentarian Roundtable

    11:10 am PST 12/12/2013
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    Alex Gibney ("The Armstrong Lie"), Errol Morris ("The Unknown Known"), Morgan Neville ("20 Feet From Stardom"), Teller ("Tim's Vermeer"), James Toback ("Seduced and Abandoned") and Lucy Walker ("The Crash Reel") share secrets of making their acclaimed documentaries. READ MORE

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  9. Roundtable: 6 Documentarians on Lance Armstrong's Lies and Alec Baldwin's Secret Talent

    11:00 am PST 12/12/2013
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    Alex Gibney ("The Armstrong Lie"), Errol Morris ("The Unknown Known"), Morgan Neville ("20 Feet From Stardom"), Teller ("Tim's Vermeer"), James Toback ("Seduced and Abandoned") and Lucy Walker ("The Crash Reel") tell the truth about telling the truth in THR's first documentarian roundtable. READ MORE

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  10. Documentary Directors Roundtable Full Interview

    11:43 am PST 12/11/2013
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    Errol Morris (The Unknown Known), Lucy Walker (The Crash Reel), Alex Gibney (The Armstrong Lie, We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks), Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom), Teller (Tim's Vermeer), James Toback (Seduced and Abandoned) join THR's film editor Gregg Kilday to discuss the art of making nonfiction films. READ MORE

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  11. Casting Directors Roundtable Full Interview

    10:01 am PST 12/11/2013
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    Juliet Taylor, Ellen Lewis, Patricia DiCerto, Laura Rosenthal and Jennifer Euston reveal secrets of their craft and why women rule their industry. READ MORE

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  12. THR Panel: 6 Breakthrough Performers on Difficult Directors and Working Without a Script (Video)

    5:00 am PST 12/02/2013
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    A conversation with Barkhad Abdi ("Captain Phillips"), Adele Exarchopoulos ("Blue Is the Warmest Color"), Greta Gerwig ("Frances Ha"), Kathryn Hahn ("Afternoon Delight"), David Oyelowo ("The Butler") and Olivia Wilde ("Drinking Buddies"). READ MORE

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  13. 5 Top Animators on Collaborating and Using Celebrity Voices

    12:00 am PST 12/01/2013
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    Chris Buck (co-director of 'Frozen'), Dan Scanlon (director of 'Monsters University'), Chris Wedge (director of 'Epic'), Kristine Belson (producer of 'The Croods'), and Chris Meledandri (Illumination CEO and a producer of 'Despicable Me 2') join our roundtable. READ MORE

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  14. Animator Roundtable Full Interview

    12:00 am PST 12/01/2013
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    Chris Buck (co-director of Frozen), Dan Scanlon (director of Monsters University), Chris Wedge (director of Epic), Kristine Belson (producer of The Croods), and Chris Meledandri (Illumination CEO and a producer of Despicable Me 2) join THR film Chris Buck (co-director of Frozen), Dan Scanlon (director of Monsters University), Chris Wedge (director of Epic) READ MORE

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  15. Roundtable: 6 Top Actresses on Fears, Sacrifices and Greatest Advice

    9:00 am PST 11/25/2013
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    Two of these six Oscar contenders -- which include Lupita Nyong'o, Amy Adams, Oprah Winfrey, Emma Thompson, Julia Roberts and Octavia Spencer -- were taught how to cry by Steven Spielberg, one has pushed beyond "short, cute, chubby" roles, and another (guess who?) declares, definitively, she won’t do "muff shots." READ MORE

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  16. Roundtable: Oprah Winfrey and 5 Top Actresses on Crying for Spielberg and 'Muff Shots'

    9:00 am PST 11/25/2013
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    Amy Adams, Emma Thompson, Julia Roberts, Octavia Spencer and "12 Years a Slave's" Lupita Nyong'o on their scariest on-set moments, dumb audition moments and kissing Meryl Streep. READ MORE

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  17. Actresses Roundtable: 6 Top Actresses Reveal the Secrets of Their Craft and the Hard Work of Promoting Their Films

    9:00 am PST 11/25/2013
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    Preview of our full hour long interview with award contenders, Octavia Spencer "Fruitvale Station", Emma Thompson "Saving Mr. Banks", Julia Roberts "August: Osage County", Oprah Winfrey "Lee Daniels' The Butler", Lupita Nyong'o "12 Years a Slave", and Amy Adams "American Hustle". READ MORE

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  18. Roundtable: 6 Celebrated Producers Talk Biggest Successes and Greatest Struggles

    8:00 am PST 11/21/2013
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    Getting an award-worthy film into theaters is a Herculean task -- and "Lone Survivor's" Mark Wahlberg, "American Hustle's" Charles Roven, "The Butler's" Pam Williams, "Captain Phillips' " Michael De Luca, "12 Years a Slave's" Dede Gardner and "Gravity's" David Heyman tell how to do it (Twitter pain included). READ MORE

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  19. Roundtable: 6 Top Producers on 'Entourage' Salaries, 'Fifty Shades' Backlash and Appeasing Directors

    8:00 am PST 11/21/2013
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    Mark Wahlberg revealed why he almost fired his agent Ari Emanuel over "Fifty Shades of Grey" as he, Charles Roven, Pam Williams, Michael De Luca, Dede Gardner and David Heyman talked moviemaking with The Hollywood Reporter. READ MORE

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  20. Producer Roundtable: The Herculean Task of Getting Their Films Into the Theaters

    8:00 am PST 11/21/2013
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    Six producers spill all on what it takes to get a movie made and how they deal with fan backlash. READ MORE

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