But enough about them. What’s become a welcome tradition for me is a chance to text with Ted Melfi (director of Hidden Figures and my movie The Beneficiary) during award shows. I sent Ted the pic of him alongside Pharell, who co-produced with Ted, and Ted’s wife Kim, an amazing actress in her own right.
Also, on Christmas Eve, I messaged Justin Hurwitz, the composer of La La Land, who wound up winning two Oscars last night. (Forgive my typo – I was moved.) He graciously, immediately replied: