Bennett Miller – American Film Institute
Capote - Philip Seymour Hoffman

AFI Movie Club: CAPOTE

Starring the chameleon character actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, CAPOTE details the series of events that occurred while Truman Capote was writing his novel “In Cold Blood.” Hoffman took home the Academy Award® for Best Actor for portraying the eponymous author, while the film itself was honored with an AFI AWARD in 2005.   Close Close Close...

FOXCATCHER Director Bennett Miller Talks About How He Cast The Film

Director Bennett Miller recently stopped by the AFI campus for a Harold Lloyd Master Seminar talk with AFI Conservatory Fellows. During the discussion, moderated by Dean Jan Schuette, Miller was asked how he went about casting the three leads in FOXCATCHER, the true story about Olympic Wrestling Champions and eccentric multimillionaire John E. du Pont. Steve Carell portrays…