Oscars Videos: Contender Interviews

Exclusive interviews with top rivals for Academy Awards, Golden Globes and SAG Awards by Gold Derby editors.

It's frustrating to watch Jennifer Aniston's character in "Cake&..
"The most nerve-wracking thing about the process is not getting it right..
"I think that people are going to … see it as a departure for Tim..
In 2012, musician J. Ralph earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song,..
"It’s all to me characterized by the character of the wind,”..
"Rob (Marshall), with his theater background, approaches this in a very ..
"I don’t think everything lends itself to be a movie," says &..
"With something like ‘Chicago,’ it’s all carefully cho..
"It started in 1998," says producer Matt Baer of the process of tur..
After making "The Theory of Everything," a biographical drama about..
Christoph Waltz won two Oscars for portraying diabolically snarky characters ..
For Shailene Woodley, playing Hazel in "The Fault in Our Stars" pre..
"Being an actor is great," says Carrie Coon in our video chat (watc..
Mary Zophres has created costumes for more than 40 films but has never had to..
As Lee Smith has edited all of Christopher Nolan’s films since “B..
"When we were on set, we took things very much to the extreme," Jos..
"'Noah' happened in March, so I'm glad to remind people that..
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association often embraces international stars at..
"I think there are similarities – not many, but there are," s..
As Mike Leigh's new film "Mr. Turner" reveals, famous British p..
After reaping an Oscar bid for Best Original Score for “How to Train Yo..
During our recent webcam chat, cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema admitte..
Before writing the screenplay for "Wild," based on Cheryl Strayed&#..
Antonio Sanchez is a Grammy-winning jazz musician, but "Birdman" is..
"The interesting thing about animated films is they take ages," say..
Veteran sound wizard Randy Thom did double duty on DreamWorks Animation's..
How important is an Oscar now when when filmmakers like Tommy Lee Jones set o..
"I love the fact that ['The Homesman'] is something that people ..
Channing Tatum admits "Foxcatcher" was a painful film for him to ma..
"Are the performances worthy of awards? Do they touch an audience? Do th..
As Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," star Eddie Redmay..
So how do you turn Hollywood heartthrob Eddie Redmayne into Stephen Hawking? ..
"I didn't want people to think the film was limited to someone not m..
"It does play like a thriller," admits Miles Teller about "Whi..
Damien Chazelle ('Whiplash') chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O'N..

Gold Derby editors chat with leading actors, directors, writers and other filmmakers.

Double Golden Globe nominee Julia Louis-Dreyfus chats with Gold Derby editor ..
T-Bone Burnett chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O'Neil about "Inside..
Ralph Fiennes on directing and starring in "The Invisible Woman," w..
Felicity Jones chats about her portrayal of Charles Dickens' secret mistr..
Will Forte ('Nebraska') chats with Gold Derby editor Chris Beachum.
Alex Ebert ('All Is Lost' composer) chats with Gold Derby editor Tom ..
Asghar Farhadi (director and writer of 'The Past') chats with Gold De..
Casey Affleck ('Out of the Furnace') chats with Gold Derby editor Tom..
Geoffrey Rush ('The Book Thief') chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O&#..
Chris Cooper ('August: Osage County') chats with Gold Derby editors D..
Michael B. Jordan ('Fruitvale Station') chats with Gold Derby editor ..
Harrison Ford is emerging as a formidable awards contender for his role in &q..
"The Coen brothers decided to make a movie about a folk artist living in..
Melissa Leo ('Prisoners') chats with Gold Derby editor Rob Licuria.
Jake Gyllenhaal ('Prisoners') chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O'..
Mads Mikkelsen ('The Hunt' & 'Hannibal') chats with Gold ..
Adele Exarchopoulos chats about "Blue is the Warmest Color" with Go..
Denis Villeneuve ('Prisoners' director) chats with Gold Derby editor ..
Haifaa Al Mansour chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O'Neil about 'Wadj..

Gold Derby's exclusive chats with contenders jockeying for Oscars gold.

Christoph Waltz chats about Oscars and 'Django Unchained' with Tom O&..
Naomi Watts admits she watched the Oscar nominations announcement live to fin..
"Life of Pi" star Suraj Sharma chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O&#..
oon after "Argo" pulled off that jawdropper as Best Ensemble at the..
Oscar-nominated director David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook"..
'Beasts of the Southern Wild' stars  Quvenzhane Wallis and Dwigh..
Tom Hooper took a huge risk following up the hugely successful "The King..
The new film "The Impossible" tells the true story of a vacationing..
Samuel L. Jackson discusses "Django Unchained," Quentin Tarantino, ..
“I didn’t know why I liked it so much,” says actor Michael ..
Screenwriter John Gatins says Denzel Washington is the reason "Flig..
Logan Lerman plays teenager Charlie in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower,..
Matt Damon discusses "Promised Land" and his past experience at the..
Kelly Reilly's career is on the ascent thanks to being cast by Rober..
“I’ve gone from the vilest mother in the world to the sweetest mo..
"Anna Karenina" helmer Joe Wright chats with Gold Derby editor Tom ..
Keira Knightley's partnership with director Joe Wright has yielded impres..
Ang Lee discusses his current Oscar contender "Life of Pi" and his ..
Bradley Cooper discusses "Silver Linings Playbook" with Gold Derby ..
Five years after Marion Cotillard pulled off a Best Actress upset over J..
Richard Gere chats with Gold Derby editors Tom O'Neil and Matt Noble
When he put "The Sopranos" behind him, creator David Chase decided ..
"'The Impossible' is one of the most emotionally realistic disas..
Tom Hanks not only stars in "Cloud Atlas," but he saved the film fr..
William H. Macy chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O'Neil about his role as..
John Hawkes discusses "The Sessions" -- his role as a man in an iro..
Helen Hunt dishes with Gold Derby editor Tom O'Neil about her four Emmys ..
Gold Derby editor Tom O'Neil chats with Cranston about 'Argo' and..
Ben Affleck talks with Gold Derby editor Tom O'Neil about the making of &..


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