100 episodes

The HFPA In Conversation brings you in-depth conversations with the men and women behind your favorite film and television. From actors to directors to writers, from the United States to around the world, join us in listening to the stories and thought processes of these unique artists as they talk about their careers, lives, and futures.

The HFPA in Conversation HFPA

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7, 24 Ratings

The HFPA In Conversation brings you in-depth conversations with the men and women behind your favorite film and television. From actors to directors to writers, from the United States to around the world, join us in listening to the stories and thought processes of these unique artists as they talk about their careers, lives, and futures.

    Tobias Menzies

    Tobias Menzies

    Tobias Menzies sat down with HFPA journalist Margaret Gardiner to discuss his role as Prince Philip on the third and fourth season of Netflix's The Crown and what draws him to morally complex characters. They also discuss his roles in films like Atonement and Underworld: Blood Wars, his TV stints on Rome, Catastrophe, Game Of Thrones, Outlander, go into how he lived with Helena Bonham Carter for a month, and more.

    • 39 min
    Daisy Edgar-Jones

    Daisy Edgar-Jones

    Daisy Edgar-Jones sat down for a podcast with Tina Jøhnk Christensen to discuss her breakout role as Marianne on Hulu’s Normal People and how author Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel fleshed out her characters from her teenage years to young adulthood. They also discuss her audition with Paul Mescal, auditioning for the show while filming a new TV adaptation of The War of the Worlds, doing press during lockdown, and more.

    • 44 min
    Jack Thorne

    Jack Thorne

    Writer Jack Thorne sat down with HFPA journalist Barbara De Oliveira Pinto to discuss his career as a writer, from adapting HIs Dark Materials to scripting the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and most recently The Eddy. They also talk about the twenty plays he wrote before one made it to stage, his love of reading scripts, opting not to go to the set of the movie Wonder to meet actors like Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, why advocating for disability diversity is important to him, and more.

    • 41 min
    Maria Schrader

    Maria Schrader

    German actress, screenwriter, director, and producer Maria Schrader sat down with HFPA journalist Barbara Gasser to talk about directing Netflix’s new miniseries Unorthodox. They also discuss new precautions with filming in the world of social distancing and COVID-19, the challenges and joys of wearing so many different hats, her favorite things about living in Berlin, and more.

    • 53 min
    Tamar-kali

    Tamar-kali

    Composer/musician Tamar-kali sat down with HFPA journalist Michele Manelis to discuss her forays into the world of film composing, which started with the film Mudbound in 2017. They also discuss the two-decade career in music that brought her to that project, the reliefs of not being the final arbiter on a piece of art, starring in the documentary Afro-Punk, and more.

    • 45 min
    Zoe Kravitz

    Zoe Kravitz

    Actress Zoë Kravitz sat down with HFPA journalist Nellee Holmes to talk about her new show for Hulu High Fidelity in which she plays the lead role, genderbending the part John Cusack played in the 2000 film adaptation. They also talk about her career on the small screen in shows like Big Little Lies and Californication, big-screen roles in films like Mad Max: Fury Road and her upcoming performance as Selina Kyle/Catwoman in The Batman, how her youth shaped her into the artist she is today, and more.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

SurferKitty ,

Some are awesome

Some of the interviews are fantastic, but at least one of the interviewers needs to watch how interviews work. Uninspired questions that most of the guests handle deftly, but why should they have to? Anyway I’m still going to listen...but with my finger on skip

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