Are you an aspiring, female filmmaker looking to break into directing? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins — who clearly knows a thing or two or, well, basically a ton — has some advice that you should definitely heed.
HelloGiggles asked what she would say to young women in film school, who are being told they can’t direct what they want to or the way they want to — and also picked her brain about what steps female filmmakers can take to break into directing. She got very real about financing.
So, listen up.
She also spoke to the importance of confidence.
Not only did Wonder Woman shatter the opening box-office record for a female-directed movie, but the film is also critical smash that’s proven inspiring to many, especially women. All that’s to say, you should do yourself a favor and follow Jenkins’ words of wisdom because, hello, she rocks.