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Producing Oscar Surprise Nominee 'Whiplash'07:17
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One of the surprises of this year's Oscar nominations was the strong showing of the little indie film "Whiplash." The movie, which cost a little over $3 million to make, picked up five Oscar nominations, including one for Best Picture.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson went to high school with Helen Estabrook, one of the film's producers. He catches up with Helen to find out more about the film's surprising success.

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This segment aired on February 12, 2015.

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