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Awards Chatter Podcast

Lea Seydoux Talks Cannes, ‘Crimes of the Future’ and ‘Emmanuelle’ at Live ‘Awards Chatter’ Recording

The conversation for Scott Feinberg's popular Hollywood Reporter podcast took place in the Campari lounge and was co-presented by THR and SAG-AFTRA in association with OuterInsight.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast and Video — Troy Kotsur (‘CODA’)

The first deaf male ever nominated for an acting Oscar reflects on growing up as the only deaf member of his family, making his name in deaf theater and how the making of and tremendous response to his performance in Sian Heder's film about a child of deaf adults (or "CODA") has changed his life.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [Live] — Richard Linklater (‘Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood’)

During an episode recorded in front of an audience at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, the indie filmmaker reflects on the medical diagnosis that led him to abandon college sports for filmmaking; how he has navigated the biz to get his personal vision on the screen regardless of the size of his budget; and what is at the root of his fascination with the passage of time.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Jane Campion (‘The Power of the Dog’)

The second woman ever to receive a best director Oscar nomination and, 28 years after that, the first woman ever to receive a second one, reflects on her circuitous path to filmmaking, obstacles she has faced because of her gender and how she feels about men who disparage her films, including Sam Elliott, for whom she has some choice words.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Javier Bardem (‘Being the Ricardos,’ ‘Dune’ and ‘The Good Boss’)

The first Spaniard ever to receive an acting Oscar nomination and win reflects on his initial reluctance to follow his family into film, finding stardom in both Spain and Hollywood and working in the same business as — and being Oscar-nominated this year alongside — his wife, Penélope Cruz.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Emilia Jones (‘CODA’ & ‘Locke and Key’)

The 19-year-old breakout reflects on her years as a child actor, her exhaustive preparation to play a child of deaf adults who finds her voice in more ways than one and becoming a star during a global pandemic.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Paolo Sorrentino (‘The Hand of God’)

The Italian maestro best known for the Oscar-winning 'The Great Beauty' reflects on how a childhood tragedy set him on the path to becoming a filmmaker, his six collaborations with the actor Toni Servillo and being chosen to represent Italy at the Oscars for a second time.

Listen: ‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast Episodes With 23 of ’22’s Oscar Nominees

Tune in to Scott Feinberg's career-retrospective conversation with talent from A (Riz Ahmed) to Z (Hans Zimmer), with the likes of Billie Eilish, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristen Stewart and Denzel Washington in-between.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Kirsten Dunst (‘The Power of the Dog’)

The former child star and current actors’ actor reflects on 33 years in the business, resisting conventional projects and stardom and realizing a dream by working with Jane Campion.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Eugenio Derbez (‘CODA’)

The Mexican-born "king of Latino comedy" reflects on discovering his calling and becoming a huge star in his homeland at 27, his humbling pursuit of stardom north of the border and how his 2013 film 'Instructions Not Included' — the highest-grossing Spanish-language film of all time in United States — changed everything.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Harvey Keitel (‘Lansky’)

An actors' actor who was at the center of the New Hollywood of the '60s and '70s and the indie boom of the '80s and '90s reflects on how he was shaped by his time in the Marines, his collaborations with Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro and working with first-time directors like Quentin Tarantino.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Halle Berry (‘Bruised’)

The Hollywood trailblazer reflects on race, beauty, the "Oscar curse" and, at 55, directing for the first time.