Diversity and Inclusion, Features, Film and Television/Streaming

Ava DuVernay’s Advice to Aspiring Filmmakers

Ava DuVernay shared an email on her Twitter account giving advice to those aspiring to be directors in television or film: 

“Powerhouse director Ava DuVernay (Queen Sugar, 13th, A Wrinkle in Time) is undoubtedly one of the most influential filmmakers of our time.  She has made history in several ways, has a slate filled with upcoming projects, and takes the time to give young aspiring filmmakers advice.

DuVernay shared on Twitter an email that she sent to a young filmmaker seeking advice on making her first feature film, and it’s filled of insightful information and useful tips on pursuing a career as a director in film and/or television.

“Just came across an email I sent to a new filmmaker last year who sought advice on shooting her first feature,” wrote DuVernay. “Maybe it can be helpful to someone else out there. xo””

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(Source: Hollywoodsblackrenaissance.com)

Originally published: 11/27/2017

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