2013 Envelope Screening Series: Directors’ roundtable

Directors John Lee Hancock (“Saving Mr. Banks”), J.C. Chandor (“All Is Lost”), Nicole Holofcener (“Enough Said”), Paul Greengrass (“Captain Phillips”), Spike Jonze (“Her”) and Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”) discuss their films.

Problems arise

Spike Jonze: 'The worst failure is when you fail yourself...'

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Paul Greengrass: 'A lot of it is the luck of the moment ...'

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Lessons learned

Nicole Holofcener: "Ultimately you're going to hear a million voices, but ultimately you have to listen to your gut."

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Steve McQueen: "The secret to great casting is having a great casting director."

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Steve McQueen: "Only a few have I actually learned from. It's very rare."

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