Oscars Videos: Contender Interviews

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

"The sexuality was stuff I'd never done before in a film, but I had ..
"The biggest challenge was to create something that didn't feel tire..
After making "The Theory of Everything," a biographical drama about..
"When you read 'Wild,' it cracks your heart wide open and you fe..
Christoph Waltz won two Oscars for portraying diabolically snarky characters ..
Visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin faced a sizeable challenge with "..
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..
Nathan Crowley has earned Oscar nominations for his work on two Christopher N..
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..
Gregg Landaker, who served as sound re-recording mixer on Christopher Nolan&#..
"When we were on set, we took things very much to the extreme," Jos..
"Early on, I wrote 'love' on the cover of the script and circled..
"'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..
When looking over the Best Picture predictions of 25 Oscar experts at Gold De..
As Mike Leigh's new film "Mr. Turner" reveals, famous British p..
After working with him on four films (the "Batman" trilogy, "I..
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..
"There was some kind of a vision for this to happen. The moment there..
"I love the fact that ['The Homesman'] is something that people ..
Channing Tatum admits "Foxcatcher" was a painful film for him to ma..
"I'm a realist … sometimes you're popular, sometimes you&..
"I wanted to make a movie about a jazz drummer that would play like a th..
"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..
"I think the music needed to very much underscore the emotions of the st..
When I tell "Whiplash" star J.K. Simmons that 14 of Gold Derby'..
"It does play like a thriller," admits Miles Teller about "Whi..
Damien Chazelle ('Whiplash') chats with Gold Derby editor Tom O'N..
Mark Ruffalo co-stars in the film "Foxcatcher" and is a strong fron..

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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