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“Do you think female film directors are given enough credit in the film industry? Why or why not?

“No, I don’t, because there isn’t a focus on female directors. Off the top of my head, I couldn’t name a single female director, but that’s more the industry’s fault. There definitely should be more respect and attention paid to female directors and their work.”
-Ryan Duarte

 

 

 

 

“I don’t think they’re given enough credit, you don’t really hear a lot of great female directors out there, especially in indie films. As someone who is interested in films, it’s disheartening for women trying to make it in the industry. People are more likely to respect a male director than a female director and that’s really sad.”
-Savannah de Leon

 

“They definitely deserve more credit, there have been so many amazing movies directed by women.”
-Daniel Moronez

  

 

 

“Not really, you hear about Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay, Guillermo del Toro all the time, but you don’t hear about great directors like Ava Duvernay, and that’s really only for her one movie.”
-Tourie Boswell

 

 

 

“No, not at all. They’re very underrepresented in the film industry.”
-Naomi McKinnie

  

 

 

“I feel like they aren’t given a fair chance. There really aren’t any prominent female film directors and I feel like that needs to change.”
-Uriel Torres

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