Tag: Academy Awards

  • On Dignity and Acceptance

    On Dignity and Acceptance

    For this episode of Chat Cinema we talk to film maker Ahmad Alyaseer about acceptance even in death. His acclaimed, winning 102 prizes so far, short film OUR MALES AND FEMALES has qualified for the 2024 Academy Award.

  • The Hollywood Strikes are over. Awards Season has started. New episodes of Chat Cinema Podcast are in the pipeline with global filmmakers who may make the final cut for the Oscars this year.

  • Colman From Our Archives

    Actor Colman Domingo is riding a hot streak now. The Emmy winner could soon add an Academy Award on top his mantel. Rustin, the story of LGBTQ civil rights activists Bayard Rustin has garnered stellar reviews. Also look for the Philadelphia born performer in The Color Purple musical remake of the 1985 drama.

  • The Future Talks To Today

    The Future Talks To Today

    Short listed for the 2023 Oscar, ALMOST HOME is a the present day topical sci-fi short film from Nils Keller explores decisions and relationships in the future on spaceship. A interview with director Nils Keller. A very today reference set in the future, how did you develop this storyline? The idea for ALMOST HOME was […]

  • Awards + Uncertainty

    Awards + Uncertainty

    This Award Season reflects life, uncertainty. Trying to decipher a front runner in the race has confounded critics and filmgoers. Tar and Everything Everywhere All at Once seem sure bets as does Braden Fraser and Ke Huy Quan are nods bets. Cate Blanchette, Michelle Yeoh and Danielle Deadwyler for the little seen Till are front […]

  • Will She Win This Weekend?

    her first Oscar Nomination for POWER OF THE DOG? Is this her year?

  • Is An Oscar In The Future?

    Is An Oscar In The Future?

    For this episode of Chat Cinema, a conversation with Film Director Martin Strange-Hansen about his short film ON MY MIND. A personal story drawn from real life experience. The Danish work received a nomination in the Best Short Film category for the 94th Academy Awards. One question asked, “how did he come with the one […]

  • Chat Cinema talks Personal Music & Emotions

    Chat Cinema talks Personal Music & Emotions

    This episode of Chat Cinema talks to Danish multi-hyphenate Nicolaj Kopernikus about his work “Stenofonen”. The actor, director and writer explains his inspiration for a making a film based on a family story. Stenofonen has been short listed for Oscar in the Best Short Fiction Film category.

  • Academy Awards 2018

    Always a fun moment to make a video with these two.  Kristin and David give their impressions and predictions for the Oscars 2018.   There is no Weinstein picture in the race,  the #metoo movement has shaken the film industry, and diversity  is no longer a “cool buzzword” without meaning.  How will the Academy of Motion […]

  • Son of Saul

    We have been tracking Son of Saul since it’s debut at Cannes Film Festival in 2015.    France 24 gives an extensive review of this critically acclaimed film.   A strong Oscar Contender from Hungary for the 2015 Academy Award.  A film you will not forget. Son of Saul  is the story of Saul Auslander, a Hungarian […]