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Sunday February 19th, 2012

Oscar-Nominated ‘Midnight in Paris’ Art Director Anne Seibel on Reviving the Past (Audio)

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Anne Seibel, a French production designer whose creative talents and ability to speak English have made her “the go-to girl” for Hollywood productions that shoot in France — her credits include Steven Spielberg’s Munich (2005), Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette (2006), Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter (2010) — and whose work on one, Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, has now earned her a trip to the Oscars on Feb. 26 as a nominee for the best art direction Oscar. (I encourage you to check out the audio of our full conversation at the top of this post.)

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Thursday February 2nd, 2012

Discussing and Dissecting ‘The Artist’ with the Artists Who Made It (Video)

On Monday night I had the opportunity to moderate a Q&A with a chunk of the team responsible for The Artist — the black-and-white silent film that has been nominated for 10 Oscars, including best picture — following an all-guilds screening of the film at the Television Academy in North Hollywood.

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Monday December 19th, 2011

“Drive,” “Descendants” Top Satellite Awards Sunday Night

By Sean O’Connell

“The Descendants” and “Drive” sped away with the most wins at the Satellite Awards Sunday night, including Best Picture for Alexander Payne’s bittersweet drama and Best Director for Nicolas Winding Refn.

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