Pixar animators Coats and Hamou-Lhadj made a non-Pixar animated short on their nights and weekends. Now, they’re nominated for an Academy Award. In this LCJ Q&A, they discuss “Borrowed Time” and getting ready for Oscar Sunday.
My interview with “Street Gang” director Marilyn Agrelo and producer Trevor Crafts – all about a new documentary currently in production on the origin story of one of the most iconic TV shows of all-time: “Sesame Street”.
In the span of an hour last Thursday, Kelly Fremon Craig earned three Critics Choice Awards nominations and the “Best First Film” honor from the New York Film Critics Circle for her new movie, “The Edge of Seventeen”. The coming-of-age comedy stars Hailee Steinfeld (actress, “True Grit”, “Pitch Perfect 2”; pop singer, “Starving”, “Love Myself”) as […]
The Emmy Award-winning writer of “Futurama” and “Family Guy” talks with Lights-Camera-Jackson about his new YouTubeRed show, “Paranormal Action Squad”, his experiences as a writer for the Comedy Central Roasts and his best Donald Trump joke.
In this LCJ Q&A, I’m joined by former “Daily Show” writer Brendan Hay. Currently, he’s the showrunner for DreamWorks Animation’s “Dawn of the Croods” series, which is entering its second season on Netflix. Hay discusses working on the show, his old boss Jon Stewart and writing for “The Simpsons” and The Oscars.
In this LCJ Q&A, the head of stop-motion animation giant Laika, and the director of their latest feature, “Kubo and the Two Strings”, discusses being a part of the studio for a decade, crafting “Kubo”, and a “mind-blowing” day with star Matthew McConaughey.