Circuit Breaker Interview: Rolfe Kent Talks About Scoring ‘Stan & Ollie’ and the Influence...

Welcome to the Awards Circuit movie and awards podcast “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly show from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson,...

Circuit Breaker Interview: Hans Zimmer Discusses ‘Widows,’ Steve McQueen, and Failed Piano Lessons

Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer has worked in film and television since the early 1980s. He has worked with Ridley Scott, Ron Howard, Christopher...

Interview: Cinematographer Mihai Malamaire Jr. Talks about Photographing a Movement in ‘The Hate U...

Cinematographer Mihai Malamaire Jr. got his start the way many do. Working on short films and music videos. Eventually, all of that gave way...

Interview: Composer Dustin O’Halloran Talks About Finding the Emotional Tone in ‘The Hate U...

Dustin O'Halloran didn't necessarily set out to become a composer of film score. But his particular style of music made him a perfect fit...
First Man

Interview: VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert Describes the Arsenal of Techniques for Creating the Look...

Paul Lambert has had quite a varied career in the world of visual effects. His filmography includes "Mission: Impossible II," a couple of "Harry...

INTERVIEW: Filmmakers Robert Clift and Hillary Demmon talk ‘Making Montgomery Clift’

Family legacies run deep. Certainly this is true of celebrity families as well. Often times, a star’s persona focuses on one tragic detail or...

INTERVIEW: TIFF Documentary Programmer Thom Powers Talks 2018 Festival

Few stages are bigger than the Toronto International Film Festival. One of the largest festivals in the world, a single TIFF program can eclipse...

INTERVIEW: DP Ben Kutchins on the Dreamlike ‘Ozark,’ Jason Bateman, and More

This year brought a lot of very strong cinematography to television. "Barry" and "Atlanta" both showcased some amazing shots throughout the season. The return...

Interview: Legendary Production Designer Eugene Lee Talks ‘Saturday Night Live’

It's not often that you're able to speak to a legend. However, there's no other way to describe Mr. Eugene Lee. Eugene has one of...

Interview: Editor Brian A. Kates Talks ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and ‘We the Animals’

One of the series that has a big night ahead of itself is "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" from Amazon Prime. The 8-episode drama follows Midge Maisel...

INTERVIEW: Joe Dulude II Talks Makeup for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live,’ ‘Wicked’ and More

It's difficult to pull off a live show in the theater. It's even more difficult to pull off the show in front of millions...

INTERVIEW: Emmy-Nominated Cindy O’Connor Talks ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time’

A show that often went unrewarded for its spectacular work was "Once Upon a Time," a fantasy series that aired on ABC until this...

INTERVIEW: Stephanie Maslansky Talks Costumes for Marvel and ‘Luke Cage’

Designing superhero costumes can be extremely difficult. Ever since the Joel Schumaker "Batman" films, there's an added pressure of not making an iconic character seem...

CIRCUIT BREAKER INTERVIEW: Jennifer Lopez, Simon Cowell and More NBC Stars Talk TV, Social...

As Emmy season is upon us, the attention shifts from the big screen to the small screen. With so much to see on television, cable,...

Interview: Costume Designer Erin Hirsch Crafts the Looks for ‘The Voice’

As reality competition shows have risen to popularity in the past two decades, much of the crews of these shows remains underappreciated. One of...

Interview: DP Stephan Pehrsson talks ‘U.S.S. Callister’ and ‘Star Trek’ Aesthetics

Once again, "Black Mirror" finds itself as an Emmy contender in 2018. With more exposure this year after breaking through in 2017, the series looks...

Circuit Breaker Interview: Anthony Carrigan Discusses Life in the Chechen Mob on HBO’s ‘Barry’

HBO's new half-hour comedy series "Barry" was an instant hit with fans of Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader. The comedian stars, writes, directs,...

Circuit Breaker Interview: Justin Hartley Discusses His Work on NBC’s ‘This Is Us’

NBC's "This Is Us" is one of the most popular dramas on network television. The series tells the story of the Pearson family in a...
Focus Features | Finding Your Feet

CIRCUIT BREAKER INTERVIEW: Richard Loncraine and Imelda Staunton the Familiarity of ‘Finding Your Feet’

"Finding Your Feet" is the story of the rich wife of a British Lord who must rebuild her life after learning of her husband's...

Interview: Costume Designer Karyn Wagner on ‘Waco,’ David Koresh, and the 90’s Period Piece

While the 1990's don't seem very long ago to most of us, most events in the decade occurred more than 20 years ago. In...

Circuit Breaker Interview: The Craft Team for ‘Darkest Hour’ Discuss Recreating 1940 London

Joe Wright's latest film, "Darkest Hour," takes the audience to the middle of London in 1940. Facing political opponents at home and the German...

Circuit Breaker Interview: Greta Gerwig, Scott Cooper, Maggie Betts, and Daniela Vega from MFF

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER INTERVIEWS,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis. We discuss movies, television and all the...

INTERVIEW: ‘Downsizing’ Tackles Climate Change, Refugees and Economic Inequality

How can an average man save the world? Filmmaker Alexander Payne has looked at the plight of the everyman for over twenty years now....

Circuit Breaker Interview: Cast and Director of Netflix’s ‘Mudbound’ Talk Film and Personal Feelings

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER INTERVIEWS,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis. We discuss movies, television and all the...

Interview: Emmy Nominee P. Erik Carlson on Designing ‘Manhunt: Unabomber’

The modern TV landscape has certainly opened up opportunities for unique visions to come to the small screen. Discovery's "Manhunt: Unabomber" was one of...

TIFF Interview: Director Ruben Östlund and Actor Terry Notary Talk ‘The Square’

On the basis of his first 4 features, writer-director Ruben Östlund has established himself as one of the most exciting voices of world cinema....

INTERVIEW: A ‘Disobedient’ Man: Sebastián Lelio’s Female-Led Dramas Defy the Status Quo

It feels like every few months we get an article decrying the paltry numbers of speaking roles for women in contemporary cinema. With his...

Interview: Emmy Nominated Visual Effects Supervisor Lawson Deming on ‘Man in the High Castle’

Not many shows find their way into a visual effects race at the Emmys. With lower budgets on television and only 5 nominations, it's...

Interview: Emmy-Nominated DP Jim Frohna Discusses ‘Transparent’ and Jill Soloway

One of the most surprising comedies of the past five years has been Amazon's "Transparent," a series that follows a family as its patriarch transitions....

EMMYS: Stars React to Their Nominations

With the announcement of the Emmy nominations, stars, producers, directors, writers, and more are offering up their reactions to the good news from the...

Interview: Production Designer of ‘The Artist’ Discusses ‘Wizard of Lies’

Over the past few years, the global financial crash of 2008 has become an interest for dozens of filmmakers. From "Margin Call" to "The Big...

Interview: Cinematographer Mark Schwartzbard on Italian Cinema and ‘Master of None’

Few shows that showcase strong cinematography in their first season make a jump in their second season. However, "Master of None" took a huge...

TV: “Master of None” Music Supervisor Zach Cowie Loves Italo Disco

As a TV critic, I'm often a sucker for strong music cues. For the first time ever, the Emmys have opened up a new...

Interview: Emmy-Nominated Editor Patricia Barnett on Netflix’s ‘One Day at a Time’

Modern storytelling techniques have changed the way that most comedy shows are filmed. With an increased push to embrace single-camera sitcoms, shows inspired by...

Interview: ‘One Day at a Time’ Production Designer Bernard Vyzga

Some of the most memorable sets in TV history come from sitcoms. Whether you're in "Cheers," at Jerry Seinfeld's apartment in New York, or...

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