255 episodes

Brought to you by the Directors Guild of America, "The Director's Cut" will bring you the behind-the-scenes stories of today's most talked about films. Each episode features a different director interviewed by one of their peers, leading to revealing conversations about the grueling, but rewarding process of bringing their films to life.

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Brought to you by the Directors Guild of America, "The Director's Cut" will bring you the behind-the-scenes stories of today's most talked about films. Each episode features a different director interviewed by one of their peers, leading to revealing conversations about the grueling, but rewarding process of bringing their films to life.

    Emma with Autumn de Wilde and Mike Mills (Ep. 255)

    Emma with Autumn de Wilde and Mike Mills (Ep. 255)

    Director Autumn de Wilde discusses her new film, Emma, with fellow director Mike Mills. Adapted from the Jane Austen novel, the film tells the story of Emma Woodhouse,a well-meaning but selfish young woman who meddles in the love lives of her friends while venturing through her won romantic missteps in a small town in 1800s England.

    • 38 min
    Fantasy Island with Jeff Wadlow and Christopher Landon (Ep. 254)

    Fantasy Island with Jeff Wadlow and Christopher Landon (Ep. 254)

    Director Jeff Wadlow discusses his new film, Fantasy Island, with fellow director Christopher Landon. Set on the mythical tropical resort where dreams can come true, the film shifts into nightmare territory as the guests of the enigmatic Mr. Roarke must solve the island's mystery in order to escape with their lives.

    • 29 min
    Downhill with Nat Faxon & Jim Rash and Jenna Ricker (Ep. 253)

    Downhill with Nat Faxon & Jim Rash and Jenna Ricker (Ep. 253)

    Director Nat Faxon & Jim Rash discusses their new film, Downhill, with fellow director Jenna Ricker. Inspired by Ruben Östlund's 2014 feature Force Majeure, Downhill follows a married couple who are forced to reevaluate their relationship after barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps.

    See photos and a summary of this event below:
    https://www.dga.org/Events/2020/April2020/Downhill_QnA_0220.aspx

    • 33 min
    Premature with Rashaad Ernesto Green and Dawn Wilkinson (Ep. 252)

    Premature with Rashaad Ernesto Green and Dawn Wilkinson (Ep. 252)

    Director Rashaad Ernesto Green discusses his new film, Premature, with fellow director Dawn Wilkinson. Set in a hot summer in Harlem, Green's film tells the story of 17-year-old poet Ayanna who is drawn into a relationship with Isaiah, a young music producer who moves to the city just as Ayanna is about to leave for college.

    See photos and a summary of this event below:
    https://www.dga.org/Events/2020/April2020/Premature_QnA_0220.aspx

    • 31 min
    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 3 of 3 (Ep. 251)

    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 3 of 3 (Ep. 251)

    Sam Mendes, Bong Joon Ho, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, and Taika Waititi engage in a conversation with Jeremy Kagan for the 29th Annual DGA Meet the Nominees: Theatrical Feature Film Symposium on their nominated films. Part three shares the nominees' thoughts on working with actors and the lessons they learned on their movie.

    • 46 min
    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 2 of 3 (Ep. 250)

    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 2 of 3 (Ep. 250)

    Sam Mendes, Bong Joon Ho, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, and Taika Waititi engage in a conversation moderated by Jeremy Kagan for the 29th Annual DGA Meet the Nominees: Theatrical Feature Film Symposium on their nominated films. Part two shares the nominees' thoughts on dealing with anxiety, how they tackle pre-production issues, and the language they use to adjust an actor's performance.

    • 47 min

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