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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

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United States

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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

Language:

English

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Episodes

Pete Docter - 'Soul'

4/14/2021
Pixar's chief creative officer, a writer/director who is the most Oscar-nominated person in the history of the best animated feature category, reflects on the roots of his love of animation, transitioning from hand-drawn to computer and succeeding John Lasseter. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:26:09

Judith Heumann - 'Crip Camp'

4/6/2021
The Martin Luther King of the disability rights movement reflects on how polio shaped her childhood, why she became an activist and the legacy of the camp at the center of Netflix’s Oscar-nominated documentary in which she appears. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:14:15

H.E.R. - 'Judas and the Black Messiah’

4/1/2021
The four-time Grammy winner reflects on adopting a moniker that stands for “Having Everything Revealed,” helping to repopularize R&B and landing an Oscar nom for her new tune “Fight for You.” Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:00:50:10

Priyanka Chopra Jonas - 'The White Tiger' & 'Unfinished'

3/23/2021
The trailblazing superstar reflects on growing up between India and America, winning the Miss World beauty pageant and building an international acting career. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:00:42

Kim Novak - 'Kim Novak: Her Art & Life'

3/12/2021
The legendary star of Hollywood’s Golden Age, one of America's top box office attractions in the 1950s and the leading lady of the greatest movie of all time according to Sight & Sound’s famous poll, Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo,' reflects on the challenges and rewards of the studio system, what really happened between her and Sammy Davis Jr. and why she abandoned Hollywood for a quiet life making art and caring for animals in Oregon. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew...

Duration:01:32:12

Andra Day - 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday'

3/9/2021
The Grammy-nominated singer and Golden Globe-winning actress talks about her path from a strip mall to Stevie Wonder, creating the unofficial BLM anthem "Rise Up" and why it seems she was fated to portray Billie Holiday in Lee Daniels' new film. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:14:26

Zendaya - 'Malcolm & Marie'

3/3/2021
The fan favorite and youngest-ever best actress in a drama series Emmy winner, for HBO's 'Euphoria,' reflects on the roots of her love for acting, navigating child stardom and why she and the writer/director Sam Levinson bring out the best in each other. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:00:54:43

Anthony Hopkins - 'The Father'

2/28/2021
The Oscar-winning Welsh actor best known for playing Hannibal Lecter reflects on getting early breaks from Laurence Olivier, leaving the stage and ending up on the screen in 1973 and becoming a major star at 53. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:00:16

Gary Oldman - 'Mank'

2/23/2021
One of the great chameleonic actors of his generation reflects on his British working-class roots, the personal things that have shaped his professional journey (from alcoholism to single fatherhood) and the challenges and rewards of playing people who actually lived, from Sid Vicious to Herman J. Mankiewicz. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:50:25

Jodie Foster - 'The Mauritanian'

2/18/2021
55 years into a legendary career, one of the few people ever to be a bona fide movie star as both a child and an adult reflects on what got her into and keeps her in the game, why she's drawn to characters who could have been — and sometimes were written to be — males, and how her objectives changed when she turned 50. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:16:41

Jared Leto - 'The Little Things'

2/8/2021
The Oscar-winning actor and 30 Seconds to Mars frontman reflects on his transformation from homeless to heartthrob, totally committing to his parts and very nearly quitting acting before ‘Dallas Buyers Club.’ Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:04:48

Sean 'Diddy' Combs - 'Two Distant Strangers'

2/1/2021
The man who made hip hop mainstream reflects on becoming a mogul by 23, the east/west feud that claimed his best friend and expanding his brand into fashion, vodka and socially-important films like a new short about police brutality on which he is an executive producer. But first: Travon Free, the Emmy-winning writer and co-director of 'Two Distant Strangers,' discusses the short's origin story and desired impact. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:14:08

Candice Bergen - 'Let Them All Talk'

1/30/2021
The beloved actress reflects on growing up as Charlie McCarthy’s ‘sister,’ the blessing and curse of great physical beauty and how ‘Murphy Brown’ changed America. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:23:51

Introducing 'Must Watch: Netflix Edition'

1/26/2021
Each week, Observer senior entertainment reporter Brandon Katz and Hollywood Reporter contributor Jean Bentley highlight the new Netflix titles they're excited about. Recent guests: Daniel Fienberg from The Hollywood Reporter, Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair, and Megan Vick from TV Guide. Click Must Watch: Netflix Edition to follow the show on your podcast app.

Duration:00:01:03

Paul Greengrass - 'News of the World'

1/22/2021
The Oscar-nominated filmmaker who reinvented the action genre reflects on his roots in TV, his fascination with terrorism and his latest film, a Western which marks his second collaboration with Tom Hanks. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:37:24

Jane Levy - 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist'

1/19/2021
The triple-threat discusses her years-long journey to becoming an 'overnight sensation'; life as a young actress in the #MeToo era; and providing musical theater to the masses while Broadway is shuttered. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:20:31

Ben Affleck - 'The Way Back'

1/14/2021
The multihyphenate A-lister reflects on a rollercoaster career, from highs like his breakthrough with Matt Damon and two Oscar wins to lows like the 'Bennifer' period and his struggles with alcoholism, and why he considers his latest role "the crowning achievement of my life as an actor." Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:19:10

Will Ferrell - 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga'

1/4/2021
The most popular funnyman of the past 25 years reflects on his circuitous route to comedy, followed by his rapid ascension up its ranks; his long and fruitful collaboration with Adam McKay, both at 'SNL' and on films; and his most recent project, which is Grammy-nominated. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:20:21

Michelle Pfeiffer - 'French Exit'

12/21/2020
The iconic talent and beauty reflects on the moment, some 40 years ago, when she decided to pursue acting, the parts with which she made her name (and that got away) and why her latest role is one of her all-time favorites. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:02:39

Sophia Loren - 'The Life Ahead'

12/15/2020
The last surviving major female star of Hollywood's Golden Age reflects on her humble beginnings in Italy, the films and filmmakers that shaped her career and how it feels, at 86, to be garnering raves for a Netflix film directed by one of her sons. But first: Carlo Ponti, Loren’s second child and a talented filmmaker in his own right, talks about growing up around and directing his mom. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:25:39