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Pressure Mounts for Female Superheroes, Will Women Directors Get a Boost?

April 18, 2015

In order for a woman to land one of these gigs, she has to be truly impressive and have proven her chops, poise and talent. Indie directors making the transition to studio hires are always a gamble, male or female. They are used to being in control. Can they give that up and work well with others, are they able to communicate with not only cast and crew but the suits who routinely interfere with big-budget productions? It’s always a challenge. Read More…

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