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Rebecca Ford

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‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Screenwriters Detail How They Told Fred Hampton’s Story

 'Spotlight' writer Josh  Singer sits down (virtually) with the 'Judas  and  the  Black  Messiah' scribes Shaka  King, the Lucas  Brothers and Will  Berson to examine the life of the late…

Oscars: Producers on Best Picture Nominees Reveal Approaches to Portraying Specific Groups Authentically

Producers on 'Nomadland,' 'Judas and the Black Messiah' and 'Sound of Metal' open up about how they did endless research, brought on experts and often went straight to the people who had lived those…

Oscars: How 3 Best Picture Nominees Portrayed Specific Communities in an Authentic Way

'Nomadland,' 'Judas and the Black Messiah' and 'Sound of Metal' spotlight specific groups, requiring the filmmakers to bring in those who'd walked those paths to make their films feel genuine and…

Oscars’ Barrier-Breaking Nominees Are Glad to Be “Part of Something That Shifts the System”

The filmmakers, actors and craftspeople whose nominations are "firsts" are hopeful for more inclusion in the future but acknowledge a bittersweet milestone of still…

Emerald Fennell on Earning an Oscar Nom for Her Feature Film Directorial Debut

"It's truly once-in-a-lifetime amazing," says the writer-director of 'Promising Young Woman's' five Oscar nominations.

“Simplicity and the Power of the Story”: Writers on 4 Oscar Contenders Reveal the Journey From Script to Screen

Scribes of 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' 'Promising Young Woman,' 'News of the World' and 'The Forty-Year-Old Version' reveal how some of their favorite ­— and most…

‘First Cow’ Director and Star on How to Portray a Bromance in the Wild

Filmmaker Kelly Reichardt and actor John Magaro chat about their sweet drama exploring the friendship between two men in a remote trading post in the Oregon Territory…

‘Gunda’: How a Pig (Plus a One-Legged Chicken and Some Cows) Became the Stars of an Oscar Contender for Best Doc Feature

"My call is for empathy," says Victor Kossakovsky, the filmmaker behind the black-and-white documentary, which required him to film the daily lives of farm animals for…

Oscars: How Producers on 9 Best Picture Contenders Overcame Pandemic Challenges, Sweltering Heat and 11th-Hour Scrambles

For a film producer, part of the job means expecting the worst-case scenario. But completing their movies amid the COVID-19 pandemic and other obstacles required…

‘The Glorias’ Beauty Team Reimagined Gloria Steinem 4 Different Ways

For the film, the hair and makeup team was tasked with transforming several actresses into the feminist icon at various stages of her life

Kelly Marie Tran Signs With M88 Management (Exclusive)

The 'Star Wars' actress next voice stars in Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon.'

Is ‘Small Axe’ a Film or TV Series? Director Steve McQueen Clears Up Category Confusion

While the collection of five films earned a Globes television nom, the project also landed the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s award for best picture…