Purple Hearts director Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum reflects on her journey from underexposed dailies in film school to directing a Netflix feature that has come under heavy fire for it's political stance.
In this episode, we talk about…
The necessity of being a student of film in every way possible
Creating a sense of scarcity and leveraging lunchtime screenings
Befriending TA gatekeepers and finding a new writing partner
How saying what you want can lead to work like Purple Hearts
Managing the delicate balance of trusting your audience vs. being heavy-handed
Threading the needle of fantasy while telling the story you want to tell
The challenge of ensuring all characters’ perspectives are valid and balanced
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