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“Directing Is a Hostage Negotiation With Reality”: Pedro Almodovar, Jane Campion, Guillermo del Toro and the THR Director Roundtable

Directing movies has always been a high-wire act, and it has only gotten harder in this unpredictable era of the pandemic. In mid-November, six filmmakers behind some of the year’s most celebrated cinematic work gathered for The Hollywood Reporter’s Director Roundtable: Pedro Almodóvar (Parallel Mothers), Kenneth Branagh (Belfast), Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog), […]

Directors Chloé Zhao and George Clooney on “Happy Accidents” That Can Change a Film for the Better

In this exclusive clip from The Hollywood Reporter’s Directors Roundtable, the 'Nomadland' and 'The Midnight Sky' filmmakers discuss embracing the unexpected during production.

Director Roundtable: Regina King, Spike Lee, George Clooney and More Reflect on State of “Cinematic Experience” Amid Pandemic

Seven directors convened — including two who worked with Chadwick Boseman last — and discussed the state of the film world, the joys of perfect casting and the most challenging scenes, with "beautiful rattlesnakes everywhere to welcome us." 

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Director Roundtable With Martin Scorsese, Greta Gerwig and More

Filmmakers Martin Scorsese, Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach, Todd Phillips, Fernando Meirelles and Lulu Wang joined for the Hollywood Reporter Director Roundtable.

‘The Two Popes’ Director Fernando Meirelles: “There’s a Very Good Thing About Being an Outsider”

Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Fernando Meirelles, Lulu Wang and Todd Phillips joined for the annual Director Roundtable.

Todd Phillips Shuts Down ‘Joker’ Backlash: “Everybody Wants to Talk About the Spark, Not the Powder”

Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Fernando Meirelles, Lulu Wang and Todd Phillips joined for the annual Director Roundtable.

Lulu Wang Champions A24 Deal for ‘The Farewell’ Over Streaming Offer

Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Fernando Meirelles, Lulu Wang and Todd Phillips joined for the annual Director Roundtable.

Noah Baumbach Says Greta Gerwig’s Influence on His Work Is “Beyond Advice, It’s the Roots”

Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Fernando Meirelles, Lulu Wang and Todd Phillips joined for the annual Director Roundtable.

Greta Gerwig on ‘Little Women’ Characters: “They Became Part of the Inner Landscape of Myself”

Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Fernando Meirelles, Lulu Wang and Todd Phillips joined for the annual Director Roundtable.

Martin Scorsese’s Netflix Decision for ‘The Irishman’ Offered “Creative Freedom”

Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Fernando Meirelles, Lulu Wang and Todd Phillips joined for the annual Director Roundtable.

“A Revolution of Cinema”: Martin Scorsese, Greta Gerwig and the Director Roundtable

Filmmakers Noah Baumbach, Todd Phillips, Fernando Meirelles and Lulu Wang join in sounding off on Netflix pros and cons, Marvel as "amusement park" and "that bullshit thing where the media picks a movie and declares it means something it doesn’t."

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Director Roundtable With Bradley Cooper, Spike Lee, Alfonso Cuaron and More

The Hollywood Reporter's Director Roundtable features Bradley Cooper, Spike Lee, Alfonso Cuaron, Ryan Coogler, Yorgos Lanthimos and Marielle Heller, who talk about the state of filmmaking.