Scorsese wins the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Directing for the crime drama The Departed. Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Francis Ford Coppola present the award.
Could you double-check the envelope? Thank you. I mean, I’m overwhelmed with this honor with the Academy and also the honor of being presented by my old, old friends.
Scorsese is interviewed by Letterman on The David Letterman Show. They talk about how he and De Niro worked on Mean Streets, growing up in the same neighborhood and De Niro’s shyness in public places.
He’s that way he’s very shy. Like I said he’ll just fall asleep at dinner parties.
Martin Scorsese sits down with O’Brien to promote his film Wolf of Wall Street. He talks about working with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill, his experience with Quaaludes and his new way of navigating film sets.
Scorsese on his experience with drugs:
At that time, they were legal and I was actually prescribed a Quaalude for fear of flying. When you took this pill, it was like a five-hour flight, you took that pill, you didn’t care where you were.
Fallon & Jonah Hill have a real-life Twitter conversation about Friends, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Snoop Dogg with an appearance from Martin Scorsese and Questlove of The Roots.
The Company releases their Oscars iPad ad, featuring kids from Los Angeles County High School of the Arts making various films using only iPads. The ad has a voiceover of Scorcese’s commencement speech to the NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2014.
It’s the same for all you, all of us. Every step is a first step. Every brush stroke is a test. Every scene is a lesson. Every shot is a school. So let the learning continue.