INTERVIEW: Searching’s Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian on Building Suspense Through Screens

Searching Sev Ohanian Aneesh Chaganty

For the latest On Tap minisode, we air an interview Clint conducted for the new John Cho computer-screen thriller Searching – about a frantic father searching for his missing daughter by going through the clues on her laptop! 

Clint sits down with Searching director Aneesh Chaganty and producer Sev Ohanian to talk about the origins of the project, the narrative possibilities of conveying narrative through technology, and the importance of telling stories from an Asian perspective. 

Searching slides into your theater’s DMs August 31st. Check out our blurb from the Chicago Critics Film Festival and our full review.

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About Clint Worthington

Clint Worthington is a Chicago-based film/TV critic and podcaster. A member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, you can find his other film work at Consequence of Sound (where he is a Senior Staff Writer), Crooked Marquee, IndieWire and UPROXX. He is also the co-host of Nathan Rabin's Happy Cast.

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