Academy Originals

Documentary-style videos produced by the Academy to examine the creative process of filmmaking and the artists changing its future.
Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie
'He's Got Nothing to Hide': Davis Guggenheim on Revealing a New Side of Michael J. Fox (Exclusive)
May 11, 2023
The Oscar-winning filmmaker discusses 'Still,' his new documentary on the actor and activist.
Book Club: The Next Chapter
The Real-Life Couple Behind 'Book Club' Opens Up About 'The Next Chapter' (Exclusive)
May 10, 2023
Director Bill Holderman and writer Erin Simms discuss making a sequel to their surprise hit.
Dune: Part Two
Everything to Know About 'Dune: Part Two'
May 4, 2023
Denis Villeneuve's Oscar-winning epic continues with more sand and more Zendaya.
Polite Society
'We Wanna Be F*cked Up & Flawed': Getting Real With the Stars of 'Polite Society' (Exclusive)
May 1, 2023
Priya Kansara and Ritu Arya discuss the making of their coming-of-age action-comedy.
Benjamin Millepied and Melissa Barrera on Their Radical Reimagining of 'Carmen' (Exclusive)
Apr 27, 2023
The first-time feature director and his film's star discuss dancing, Paul Mescal, and more dancing.
Ari Aster
Ari Aster Talks 'Beau Is Afraid': 'I Knew This Was One I Couldn't Compromise On' (Exclusive)
Apr 26, 2023
The filmmaker behind horror films 'Hereditary' and 'Midsommer' discusses his new comedy.
Judy Blume Forever
Why Judy Blume Agreed to Star in a Documentary About Her Life (Exclusive)
Apr 26, 2023
'Judy Blume Forever' directors Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok open up about their time with the literary superstar.
How 'Chevalier' Restores a Black Virtuoso to His Rightful Place in History: 'He Is Getting the Last Laugh' (Exclusive)
Apr 25, 2023
Director Stephen Williams, writer Stefani Robinson and stars Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Lucy Boynton take A.frame inside the revolutionary period drama.
'Ghosted' Director Reveals the Secret to Chris Evans and Ana de Armas' Chemistry (Exclusive)
Apr 20, 2023
Dexter Fletcher takes A.frame behind the scenes of his new super-spy rom-com.
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