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    Interview: Composer Amanda Jones Discusses ‘Twenties’ Frenetic Score and Activism in Composers Diversity Collective

    After working as a production assistant with Hollywood legends, Amanda Jones struck out on her own. Since beginning her collaborations with Lena Waithe, Jones has continued to break ground in the film and television landscape. A member of the Composers Diversity Collective, Jones has lent her abilities to “Twenties“ and “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” Crafting some […] More

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    Interview: Matt Morton Talks the Musical Score ‘Apollo 11’

    Matt Morton didn’t set out to be a musician. But music found him anyway. Morton went to college to study law, but wound up forming a rock band that lasted nine years and took him all over the country and gave him the opportunity to meet a lot of new people. Eventually, he left the […] More

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    Interview: Actress Christina Elmore Talks ‘Twenties,’ Lena Waithe, and Authentic Storytelling

    Christina Elmore was no stranger to working in television before joining Lena Waithe‘s “Twenties.” She had already booked a series regular role on “The Last Ship” and a recurring guest spot on “Insecure” from Issa Rae. “Twenties” gives Elmore a showcase for both her comedic and dramatic abilities, and she lives up to the challenge. As Marie, an […] More

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    Interview: Alex Edelman and Benj Pasek Celebrate ‘Saturday Night Seder’

    “Saturday Night Seder” is a project born from love and quarantine. The 70-minute variety show came about when the world locked down and the film, television, and theater industries all went dark. Alex Edelman needed a creative outlet. So when he got a message from Benj Pasek, suddenly, an idea came to life. Edelman is […] More

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    Interview: O-T Fagbenle Shares What He’s Learned from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

    O-T Fagbenle began his career nearly 20 years ago with roles in British television series such as “EastEnders,” “As If,” and “Grownups.” But in 2017, American audiences got to know him as Luke Bankole, June’s (Elisabeth Moss) long-suffering husband on the Hulu series, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel of the same […] More

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    Interview: Kenya Barris Talks Creating a Polarizing Show and What ‘BlackAF’ Means in this Moment

    If you’ve been keeping up with pop culture or watching TV over the past few years, you’re probably familiar with Kenya Barris — or at least his work. The multi-talented, Emmy-nominated showrunner/writer/producer/actor and mastermind behind hit shows like “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish” released his first series under his new Netflix mega-deal, “#blackAF“ this past April and […] More

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    Interview: Jeremy Pope Talks About His Big Move to ‘Hollywood’

    For Jeremy Pope, the chance to star in Ryan Murphy‘s limited series, “Hollywood,” was the next step in an already impressive career. Two years ago, he made his Broadway debut in “Choir Boy,” a play written by the Oscar-winning writer of “Moonlight,” Tarell Alvin McCraney. The same year, Pope also starred in the musical, “Ain’t […] More

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    INTERVIEW: Jason Isaacs Talks Harry Potter, The OA, and the Importance of Public Service

    https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/awardscircuit/Jason_Isaacs_Interview_for_Awards_Circuit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:54:15 — 261.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSpend five minutes with Jason Isaacs, and you’ll realize he couldn’t be further from the deplorable rogues he brings to life on screen. He’s a genuine family man who desperately […] More

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    EXCLUSIVE: Virgil Williams Talks His Directorial Debut and His Next Gig With Denzel Washington

    On the latest episode of “CIRCUIT BREAKER: THE EXTRAS,” AwardsCircuit’s Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis spoke to Academy Award nominee Virgil Williams (“Mudbound“) about a number of film-related topics, including his upcoming directorial debut, his favorite Westerns and the timelessness of Salma Hayek. Williams is best known for his work as a screenwriter, having worked on several […] More

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    WATCH: Circuit Breaker: The Extras – Oscar-Nominated Writer Virgil Williams (‘Mudbound’) Talks Passion and Patience

    Welcome to the AwardsCircuit.com spin-off podcast and video series “Circuit Breaker: The Extras.” Announced as part of AwardsCircuit’s Community Engagement Initiative during the COVID-19 pandemic, these events are focused on taking questions and having LIVE conversations with viewers and readers. Host & Site Editor-in-Chief/Owner Clayton Davis will sit down with various personalities from Hollywood’s finest actors, most promising up and comers, […] More

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