With Anne Thompson

Winter 2021

This Academy Awards season, IndieWire is keeping with tradition in presenting our annual Awards Spotlight series beginning this month. The video series is presented by Amazon Studios.

IndieWire Editor-at-Large and awards analyst Anne Thompson spoke with a fantastic range of the year’s best talent — with editing by IndieWire Creative Producer Leo Garcia — to discuss their work on the top film contenders of 2020.

From Academy Award winner George Clooney, back in the mix with “The Midnight Sky,” to Riz Ahmed in "Sound of Metal," Anya Taylor-Joy in "Emma," Daniel Kaluuya in “Judas and the Black Messiah,” and Regina King for directing “One Night in Miami,” and more, IndieWire unveils 15 exclusive interviews starting in February with awards contenders as Oscar voting gets underway. The full list of IndieWire Winter Awards Spotlight participants follows.

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