” I didn’t have a lot of men to ask questions of when I was starting out. There were two female directors people suggested I talk to when I was starting out, and they were Nancy Meyers and Kathryn Bigelow. “


” I have these wonderful friends, and they’re supportive and loving, and you can really be yourself around them in a way some people even can’t with their partners. “


” If you’re a filmmaker who grew up wanting to make a movie for people to have that female experience of sitting in the theater together, it’s hard to do unless you can compete with the bigger spectacles that are being offered to them. “


” I was constantly reading books about how to direct, and asking directors, ‘How do you do it?’ And when I finally actually started doing the work, it seemed like you have to be decisive and have an opinion. But also you have to be a good collaborator and hire the right people to shore up whatever your skill set is. “


” As women, I think we’re used to looking around to see what people think about this, who’s approving of us, who’s criticizing us, and whether we have to internalize their thoughts on us. “



All 5 Susanna Fogel Quotes about People in picture


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