HFPA in Conversation

Actor , director Edward Norton, Golden Globe winner
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosOctober 16, 2019

Edward Norton, like his character in Motherless Brooklyn, has an obsession with words. He got familiar with fictional private detective Lionel...

Actor Allen Leech
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosOctober 9, 2019

Allen Leech’s character Tom Branson has become the audience’s eye to discover an aristocratic lifestyle in Downton Abbey. On the Golden Globe-...

Director Todd Phillips
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosOctober 2, 2019

Todd Phillips has unknowingly worked towards Joker his entire career.“I think that’s a good way of putting it. It has all lead me to Joker, for...

Actor and director Timothu Hutton, Golden Globe winner
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosSeptember 25, 2019

A two-time Golden Globe winner, Timothy Hutton is starring in a new TV show, Almost Family. He plays a fertility doctor who has used his own sperm...

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Writer and producer Craig Mazin
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosSeptember 18, 2019

Chernobyl creator and showrunner Craig Mazin became a screenwriter by accident. “I didn’t think of myself as a writer because I came from a very...

Writer, producer Jill Soloway
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosSeptember 11, 2019

Jill Soloway describes themself as a filmmaker, artist, activist and a co-founder of 50/50 by 2020, the movement that seeks equity and gender...

Joey King
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosSeptember 4, 2019

Joey King earned her first Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Gypsy Rose on true crime series The Act. HFPA journalist Helen Hoehne sat down...

Composer Germaine Franco
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosAugust 28, 2019

When she was a little girl, Germaine Franco played piano and drums. Decades later she became the first Latina composer to join the Academy of...

Director Gurinder Chadha
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosAugust 21, 2019

Writer-director-producer Gurinder Chadha wants the world to be a better place. That comes across in her movies: Bhaji on the Beach, What’s Cooking...

Actor and comedian Ramy Youssef
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosAugust 14, 2019

It is a time to take risks. That’s how Ramy Youssef described the success of his show to HFPA journalist Sam Asi. Youssef, born in Queens to...