MTV has several stories about Catherine Hardwicke.
The first one is a tour of her home where she shows off her Twilight shrine and talks about the auditon process. Read it here.
The second is a discussion regarding Robert and Kristen’s first meeting and the “chemistry read” as Catherine calls it, which is where the infamous kiss scene was born. Read it here.
Catherine explains why she believes that Robert and Kristen should win for Best Kiss in the 2009 MTV Movie Awards here.