Ann Marie Charland of Massachusetts – Senior Producer / Head of Production, Ecast Productions – Member of WIFVNE
What’s the best part about your work?
The incredible people I get to meet and interview. The places I get to travel to do my job.
What challenges have you’ve faced in this industry as a woman?
The biggest challenge I’ve faced is male colleagues who won’t take direction from a woman.
In the age of #MeToo & #TimesUp, what do you hope to see happening in the future for women in our industry?
I hope to see less bias against woman and fewer double standards.
What’s one way you would suggest people “Change the Lens”?
Mentoring and hiring other women and educating male colleagues about the challenges women face in the industry will be one of the best ways to “Change the Lens”.
What advice would you give to a new female filmmaker?
Be the best at what you do. Be tough, but kind. Be a team player.
What goals do you have for this year?
To continue to make high-quality corporate videos for Fortune 500 companies.
What women in the region (New England) inspire you?
The woman who were my friends and mentors in this business 25 years ago when I started and are still going strong (or have made it to retirement.)
How can your fans find you!?
EcastPro on facebook, twitter, Instagram. EcastPro.com