Martin Scorsese rewrote the script after realising he was making a movie "about all the white guys".
Sofia Coppola revealed that Michel Gondry scolded her at the premiere of Lost in Translation over her representation of Spike Jonze.
Timothée Chalamet has "quite a range", according to Paul King.
Other honorees included Patricia Arquette, Pedro Almodovar, Vicky Krieps and Colman Domingo.
Shawn Levy also teased Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman's "relentlessly awesome" chemistry.
Peter Sarsgaard won the prize for his performance in Memory.
Teyonah Parris thought nobody noticed her stunt mistake - but she was wrong.
Zendaya wasn't looking forward to the physical preparation required for the sports movie.
Kevin Williamson has called on the studio to pay Neve Campbell the money she deserves.
Guillermo del Toro surprised the crowd by introducing the international premiere of Hayao Miyazaki's final film.
Cailee Spaeny revealed Priscilla Presley praised her performance after the premiere.
The star was seven years old at the time of the film's release in November 2000.