Learning from cinema’s most gifted actors, directors and writers.
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#5 - Actor Andy Samberg and Writer Andy Siara of 'Palm Springs'
On this episode of The Screenplayed Breakdown, we speak with actor and comedian, Andy Samberg, and writer, Andy Siara, about their film, 'Palm Springs'. Samberg and Siara talk about the benefits of shooting a film on a low budget and the importance of not selling out the tone of the film or its characters.
#4 - Actor Carey Mulligan and Director Emerald Fennell Talk 'Promising Young Woman' and Filmmaking
*SPOILER WARNING* On this episode of the Screenplayed Breakdown, we speak with Golden Globe-nominated director Emerald Fennell and Academy Award-nominated actor Carey Mulligan about their new film, ‘Promising Young Woman.’ Emerald explains how she blends comedy with a serious issue, and Carey tells us about working with a first-time director on a big production.
#3 - Shaka King Director and Co-writer of 'Judas and the Black Messiah'
On this episode of The Screenplayed Breakdown, we speak with director and co-writer, Shaka King, on his new movie, 'Judas and the Black Messiah'. Shaka talks about structuring a true-life story, the struggles of selling his first feature, and the racism he experienced in the industry.
#2 - How Pixar Wrote 'Soul' | A Conversation with Pixar Writer Mike Jones
On this episode of The Screenplayed Breakdown, we speak with Pixar writer, Mike Jones, about life, death and digging deep within ourselves. Mike tells us about the Pixar process, what the “brain trust” is and his collaboration with Pete Docter and Kemp Powers on their latest film, 'Soul’.
#1 - Director Kevin Macdonald and Actor Tahar Rahim - 'The Mauritanian'
On the first episode of The Screenplayed Breakdown, we speak with Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald and Golden Globe nominee Tahar Rahim about their new film, “The Mauritanian.” Kevin Macdonald also talks about his first big directing role on the set of “The Last King of Scotland” and his transition from documentaries into features. Tahar Rahim explains the challenges of acting in multiple different languages and the obligation of getting an accent right.