Meet the Filmmaker
Summary: iTunes and the Apple Store bring you insights from the makers of today's biggest films. Subscribe to the podcast to hear behind-the-scenes stories from the onscreen stars as well as filmmaking wisdom from a diverse selection of writers, directors, and producers.
Director Kriv Stenders, producer Nelson Woss and actor John Batchelor discuss the movie’s extraordinary success, the experience of shooting in a remote location with an ensemble cast, all aided by a special appearance from Koko the dog.
Director Roland Emmerich, writer John Orloff and actor Rhys Ifans discuss the controversial new film at the Apple Store, Regent Street, in London.
Join Oscar-nominated filmmaker Wes Anderson as he discusses the 10th anniversary of his masterpiece, "The Royal Tenebaums," which had its world premiere at the NYFF 2001.
Join director Roland Emmerich and writer John Orloff as they discuss their new film, "Anonymous."
Ricky Gervais and Warwick Davis discuss their new TV series, Life's Too Short, at the Apple Store Regent Street in London.
Join Golden Globe–nominated actor Antonio Banderas ("Evita") to discuss his new film, "The Skin I Live In." In the film, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, Banderas plays a plastic surgeon whose wife was burned in a car crash, and whose goal is to create a synthetic skin that might have saved her. What he creates is a skin that can withstand any kind of assault.
Join filmmaker Sean Durkin, and actors Elizabeth Olsen and John Hawkes as they discuss their drama “Martha Marcy May Marlene”. Written and Directed by Durkin, the story follows “Martha” (Elizabeth Olsen), a damaged woman haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, struggling to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. Olsen’s performance was lauded as the “breakout performance” of this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Stephen Fry discusses his new five-part BBC series, Fry's Planet Word, at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.
Join Oscar-nominated actor Willem Dafoe ("Platoon") as he discusses his new film "4:44 Last Day on Earth." Directed by Abel Ferrara and billed as a wake-up call to humanity, the film focuses on one couple—Dafoe and Shanyn Leigh—as they spend their final hours on earth in New York City.
Meet the Filmmaker: Join photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis as he discusses his Sundance Film Festival 2011 World Cinema Grand Jury Award and Cinematography Award- winning documentary. In the film, Dennis reveals the devastating impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has on the life of 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris. The film seamlessly transitions from stunning war reportage to an intimate, visceral portrait of one man’s personal struggle at home in North Carolina, where Harris confronts the physical and emotional difficulties of re-adjusting to civilian life with the love and support of his wife. Masterfully contrasting the intensity of the frontline with the normalcy of home, “To Hell and Back Again” lays bare the true cost of war.
Meet the Actor: THE WORKS OF JOHN LEGUIZAMO: The Ultimate John Leguizamo Collection Join actor John Leguizamo as he discusses the collection of his three award-winning stand-up specials - FREAK, SPIC-O-RAMA and SEXAHOLIX. Featuring some of the most memorable character Leguizamo has embodied during his career, these unforgettable award-winning performances are available for the first time together.
Actor/writer/director Paddy Considine (Dead Man's Shoes), and actors Olivia Colman (Peep Show) and Eddie Marsan (Sherlock Holmes) discuss critically-acclaimed directorial debut Tyrannosaur. Moderated by Chris Hewitt at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.
Join actors Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk and executive producer Julian Farino as they discuss their HBO series about the American Dream, "How to Make It in America."
Actor Willem Dafoe and director Daniel Nettheim discuss their latest Australian film The Hunter. This psychological drama, by the producers of Animal Kingdom, stars Dafoe as a mercenary sent by a mysterious biotech company on a search for the last Tasmanian Tiger where an unexpected discovery awaits.
Gary Oldman, Tomas Alfredson, and Robyn Slovo discuss their new film. Moderated by Edith Bowman at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.