Jane Campion Talks ‘Coda’ Oscars Win, Says Netflix May Get “Pickier” – Deadline

Jane Campion has spoken for the primary time about her ‘snub’ at this 12 months’s Oscars – when her movie The Power of the Dog was nominated for 12 awards but won just one, for Campion herself as finest director.

Campion was diplomatic about Coda, the movie that trumped hers to finest image, telling the BBC:

With the Academy it seemed that Coda really captured the hearts of people. It was an easier film to understand and, you know, that’s the way it went and I’m happy for them.”

The epic western which was streamed on Netflix was Campion’s first function movie for greater than a decade. She laughed off rumours that the streamer had supplied her a funds of greater than $30million, however did admit that Netflix have been essentially the most beneficiant of all of the companions she approached.

Campion informed the BBC: “The film couldn’t have been made without them because we took it to the market and there were several different people interested. But we had budgeted the cost of it and the only people that were willing to go near that was Netflix.”

Following Netflix’s current fall in subscribers, the director mentioned she feared the streamer could be extra “picky” about initiatives it chooses to fund, however wouldn’t overlook her personal future initiatives:

“I don’t think it would be hard for me if I wanted to do something because I’ve established a relationship and they’re incredibly loyal.”

At the current Cannes Lions occasion, Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos mentioned content material remained king for the streaming platform, and he was assured Netflix continued to be the one platform that supplied one thing for everybody.


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