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Interviews with leading film and TV creators about their process and craft. From screenwriting to film language to cinematography, we'll be examining the innovative ways today's best filmmakers are getting their visions out into the world.

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Interviews with leading film and TV creators about their process and craft. From screenwriting to film language to cinematography, we'll be examining the innovative ways today's best filmmakers are getting their visions out into the world.

    "Booksmart" Director Olivia Wilde

    "Booksmart" Director Olivia Wilde

    Wilde explains how Big Lebowski influenced Booksmart, being intimidated about not having gone to film school, advice she got from Clint Eastwood about directing herself (in her upcoming thriller/horror film), and building ultimate high school movie soundtrack.

    • 43 min
    "The Farewell" Director Lulu Wang

    "The Farewell" Director Lulu Wang

    Lulu Wang on learning not to compromise her voice, how and why she used widescreen long takes, shooting in China, her next sci-fi project, and her real life grandma.

    • 32 min
    "Little Women" Director Greta Gerwig

    "Little Women" Director Greta Gerwig

    Gerwig goes deep into the process, craft and inspiration behind her remarkable adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women."

    • 46 min
    "1917" Director Sam Mendes & Cinematographer Roger Deakins

    "1917" Director Sam Mendes & Cinematographer Roger Deakins

    Deakins and Mendes talk about shooting their new WWI film so it was experienced as one-long take.

    • 36 min
    Quentin Tarantino with "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" Cinematographer Robert Richardson

    Quentin Tarantino with "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" Cinematographer Robert Richardson

    Tarantino talks about about falling in love with Richardson and the unusual circumstances in which he hired him to shoot "Kill Bill." While the two collaborators breakdown their most recent film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." Recorded at Camerimage in Poland, where Tarantino and Richardson were honored for their work together.

    • 39 min
    "Uncut Gems" Directors Josh & Benny Safdie

    "Uncut Gems" Directors Josh & Benny Safdie

    The Safdie Brothers break down their improbable 10 year journey to making "Uncut Gems," working their way through a handful of different NBA stars (including Kobe Bryant), while "earning their stripes" and learning how to tell a story of this scale. What it meant to go union, how famed cinematographer Darius Khondji helped shape the project and sound mixer Skip Lievsay introduced them to incredible possibilities with sound.

    • 44 min

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