Awards Chatter

Sean Baker and Brooklynn Prince - 'The Florida Project'

Episode Summary

An unassuming director and his precocious leading lady reflect on their unlikely journeys — through iPhone movies and kiddie casting calls — to a collaboration that resulted in one of 2017's most acclaimed films. But first: THR's film critic and chief theater critic David Rooney joins Scott to dissect the first half of the 55th New York Film Festival.

Episode Notes

An unassuming director and his precocious leading lady reflect on their unlikely journeys — through iPhone movies and kiddie casting calls — to a collaboration that resulted in one of 2017's most acclaimed films.

But first: THR's film critic and chief theater critic David Rooney joins Scott to dissect the first half of the 55th New York Film Festival.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded by Ryan Gabos and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.