Interviews - Producers


“What Would Resnais Bring Back from Japan? I Had Not a Clue”: Producer Anatole Dauman on Alain Resnais, Night and Fog and Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hiroshima, Mon Amour (Photo: Criterion Collection)

The following appeared in Filmmaker‘s Spring, 2000 edition accompanying All Tomorrow’s Yesterdays, an article in which four filmmakers reflect on the work of Alain Resnais. — Editor Anatole Dauman, through his company Argos Films, produced or co-produced many of the…  Read more

By Aug 11, 2022

Emotional History: Pachinko Creator and Showrunner Soo Hugh


In television, the position of the showrunner covers so much territory and entails supervising so many different jobs that it can be difficult to define. Many showrunners are writers who create their series. Others are hired to execute a creator’s…  Read more

By Jul 14, 2022

Sundance First-Time Dramatic Competition Producers Discuss Career Paths and the Challenging Producing Landscape


“Producing is an identity,” said producer Karin Chien in her keynote speech at this year’s virtual Sundance Producers Brunch. She continued, “It is a tribe, it is an active community and is it is an artistic practice that encompasses more…  Read more

By Jan 28, 2022

“The Biggest Challenge Facing Producers and the Film Industry at Large Is an Unhealthy Relationship to Labor”: Producer Jesse Hope on A Love Song

Dale Dickey in A Love Song by Max Walker-Silverman. (Photo: Alfonso Herrera Salcedo)Dale Dickey in A Love Song by Max Walker-Silverman. (Photo: Alfonso Herrera Salcedo)

Max Walker-Silverman’s A Love Song pits a pair of reconnected childhood sweethearts—both now widowed—against the backdrop of an intimate American West. Shot in rural Colorado in the midst of the COVID pandemic, the film required precautions in excess of what…  Read more

By Jan 28, 2022

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