As voting opens for the Directors Guild of America Awards, two top contenders include first-timers Darius Marder (Amazon Studios’ “Sound of Metal”) and Florian Zeller (Sony Pictures Classics’ “The Father”). This week’s episode of the “Variety Awards Circuit” podcast features the filmmakers and co-writers, who discuss the process of bringing their projects to the screen and assembling their stellar casts.
Also in this episode, Awards Circuit Podcast roundtable reacts to the WGA Awards nominations that had just four women among its 31 screenwriting nominees. On the positive side, the nomination high points included “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “Palm Springs” in best original screenplay and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” and “The White Tiger” in best adapted screenplay. What does this mean for their Oscar chances? Listen to the podcast below!
It’s been said that great filmmakers leave a piece of themselves in the art they create. For “Sound of Metal