• Interviews

Podcast: A Conversation about SXSW 2022

The popular South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, wrapped on March 20 after 10 memorable days celebrating the convergence of tech, film, music, and comedy. Of course, you’ll find coverage of the festival highlights on our website, but what is it really all about? The Hollywood Foreign Press invited three of our members who were attending the event for the first time to share their impressions; on not just the events that make the festival so unique, but the party vibe, the BBQ, and the Nic Cage flyers all over town asking him to call his biggest fan.
  • Interviews

Golden Globes Around The World Podcast: Joe Eszterhas

Hard to believe it’s been 30 since Sharon Stone uncrossed her legs in Basic Instinct and created an unforgettable movie moment etched into cinema history. Paul Verhoeven directed the hit film also starring Michael Douglas, but the writer of the movie celebrating its 30th anniversary was Hungarian-American Joe Eszterhas, a former immigrant and refugee who started out as a Rolling Stone reporter and went on to become one of the highest-paid and most famous screenwriters in history.
  • Interviews

Podcast: Ukrainian Documentarian Iryna Tsilyk – “It seems like we are inside of some nightmare”

As the world holds its breath watching Russia continue its assault on Ukraine, Ukrainian filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk talks to the Golden Globes Around the World podcast series about her gut-wrenching experience of discovering life imitating art. The up-and-coming filmmaker won Best Director in the 2020 Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Documentary Category for The Earth is Blue as an Orange, following a single mother and her four children trying to live a normal life in the war zone of southern and eastern Ukraine that began eight years ago when Russia annexed Crimea.
  • Festivals

Podcast Golden Globes Around the World: Wrapping Sundance 2022

The Sundance Film Festival 2022 went virtual - again - but that did not deter movie fans and reviewers from watching what was a great selection. In this edition of our "Golden Globes Around the World" podcast, HFPA journalists Vera Anderson and Elisabeth Sereda discuss the winners, talk about their personal favorites in both the feature and documentary sections, and predict which Sundance films will have the staying power to last into the awards season.