Judith Laster of Massachusetts – Festival Director Woods Hole Film Festival
What’s the best part about your work?
Seeing incredible films by filmmakers form around the world.
What challenges have you’ve faced in this industry as a woman? (Or otherwise)
Access to opportunity, adequate compensation, establishing a good network.
In the age of #MeToo & #TimesUp, what do you hope to see happening in the future for women in our industry?
That women will be seen as equal to men and given the chance to thrive.
What’s one way you would suggest people “Change the Lens”?
Going to see women-directed films, inclusion rider, put your money where your mouth is up and down the line.
What advice would you give to a new female filmmaker?
Learn from the best, create a good team (filmmaking is a team effort), give as much as you get.
What goals do you have for this year?
Finish 4 films, including the first feature documentary.
What women in the region (New England) inspire you?
Beth Murphy, Kate Davis, Carol Patton
Upcoming Events or Announcements? What are you working on?
28th Woods Hole Film Festival, July 27th through August 3rd
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