Kristin Holodak – WIFVNE
Writer | Director | Professor
What do you love about your work?
Being a professor allows me to be a filmmaker and also help the next generation find their voices as filmmakers.
What is your vision for yourself, female filmmakers, or the media
industry in 2020?
My vision for myself in 2020 is to get my feature shot. My hope for all the women filmmakers is that we get our work off the ground. It probably won’t happen as quickly as 2020, but my vision for the industry is that we stop being able to count the number of women-led films in a year.
What’s one way you would suggest people “Change the Lens”?
People can Change the Lens by supporting independent filmmakers and the cinemas that showcase their work. If we only go to see the stuff that Hollywood makes then Hollywood will never have a reason to make something new and different.
What advice would you give to a new female filmmaker?
My best advice is to find the people you like to work with. Cultivate your creative community. It’s so much easier to make it when you’re not trying to make it alone.
Attending any film festivals or events, and why you are attending them.
I always try to get to Woods Hole. I’ve screened there a couple of times, but even when I’m not it’s such a great community vibe. It’s really easy to meet and mingle with other filmmakers all while seeing a lot of great films.
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