Category Archives: One-on-One

One-on-one interviews are favored among entertainment reporters because it gives them a chance to get information that perhaps nobody else at the junket will get. Of course, that depends on how saavy the reporter is regarding his questions. These interviews are done by request only and are usually granted to outlets that have wide circulation or high web ranking. One-on-one interviews can also be done over the phone.

Interview with composer Robert Duncan, Emmy nominee for “The Whispers”

0 Submitted by on Wed, 14 September 2016, 23:30
by Sandra Kraisirideja High-profile Emmy categories get a lot of ink but awards are are also given out for lesser-known categories, like music composition. In an email interview with, composer Robert Duncan, who is nominated for the main title music for “The Whispers,” shared his strategy for developing music for a show and his favorite guilty-pleasure songs. The 68th Emmy Continue Reading...
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Interview: “Drinking Buddies” director Joe Swanberg

0 Submitted by on Thu, 29 August 2013, 22:33
Date: Aug. 15, 2013 Location: Four Seasons Beverly Hills Player(s): Joe Swanberg Backstory: When it comes to storytelling it’s always best to write what you know, and director Joe Swanberg knows a lot about craft beer. A home brewer himself, the Midwest-raised Swanberg names off local breweries like they are members of his family: Revolution, Half Acre, Three Floyds, Founders Continue Reading...
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Interview: “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best”

0 Submitted by on Thu, 04 October 2012, 21:45
Date: Sept. 17, 2012 Location: Phone interview Player(s) Writer-director-star Ryan O’Nan and co-star Michael Weston Backstory: “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best” is a road trip bromance filled with great performances by Ryan O’Nan and Michael Weston. O’Nan served as writer and director as well. Given the movie’s incredibly personal feel it was no surprise to learn that O’Nan used his Continue Reading...
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Interview: Steven Weintraub, editor and founder of

0 Submitted by on Fri, 25 November 2011, 08:44
Date: Aug. 17, 2011 Location: Telephone interview Player(s): Steven Weintraub, editor and founder of Backstory: In our continuing series where we chat with the editors of the Web’s top, solo-run entertainment sites we speak to Steven Weintraub, the editor and founder of Better known as “Frosty” on the site, Weintraub launched in 2005 just before that year’s Continue Reading...
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Interview: Kellvin Chavez, editor and founder of

0 Submitted by on Fri, 18 November 2011, 16:03
Date: Aug. 9, 2011 Location: Telephone interview Players: Kellvin Chavez, editor and founder of Backstory: In part two of Audiohollywood’s interview series with the people who helped shape some of today’s biggest entertainment Web sites, I am featuring Kellvin Chavez, the editor and founder of It may surprise fans of to learn that Chavez was working on Wall Continue Reading...
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Interview: Wilson Morales, editor of

0 Submitted by on Fri, 11 November 2011, 08:00
Date: Aug. 9, 2011 Location: Telephone interview Players: Wilson Morales, editor of Backstory: This is the first of a four-part series of interviews that were conducted in August 2011 with some of the entertainment writers and founders of the leading movie Web sites today including,, and It may surprise some to learn, as I was, Continue Reading...
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Interview: Dinah Bucholz, author “The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook””

0 Submitted by on Sun, 07 August 2011, 00:02
By Sandra Kraisirideja Author Dinah Bucholz first began baking at 9 years old and said she is happiest when she’s puttering around the kitchen. After she got married she dreamed of becoming a pastry chef, but having four small children made it difficult to make that dream a reality, she said. Luckily Bucholhz found an alternative outlet for her love of Continue Reading...
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Interview: Director Andrew Rossi, “Page One: Inside the New York Times”

0 Submitted by on Mon, 13 June 2011, 09:30
By Sandra Kraisirideja Documentary filmmaker Andrew Rossi infiltrates the legendary newsroom in his latest feature, “Page One: Inside the New York Times.” Fate worked in Rossi’s favor during shooting in 2010 and the emergence of WikiLeaks proved the perfect example of how new media was eroding print journalism. It also illustrated the issues and questions that the old guard papers, Continue Reading...
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Stunt coordinator Jack Gill discusses his work on “Fast Five”

0 Submitted by on Tue, 24 May 2011, 09:30
By Sandra Kraisirideja Broken bones are an integral part of stunt coordinator Jack Gill’s job description, and the more he has only proves how long he’s been in the industry. (His first stunt was in the 1979 cult classic “Rock n Roll HIgh School”) His latest film, “Fast Five,” includes a scene where stars Vin Diesel and Paul Walker steal Continue Reading...
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Mena Suvari discusses “Hemingway’s Garden of Eden”

0 Submitted by on Fri, 10 December 2010, 14:36
Audiohhollywood: “Hemingway’s Garden of Eden” has a complex story with dark undertones, how did you deconstruct the story for yourself in order to understand the character? Mena Suvari: I spent a great deal of time scouring through the book and read it several times to really understand the psychology of Catherine and understand exactly where she was not only physically Continue Reading...
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