“ ‘BLACK PANTHER’ smashed the ceiling in terms of women hopefully being able to shoot much bigger films in the future,” [Director/Director of Photography Julia Swain] tells Variety. “Now, a woman has shot a Marvel movie and that’s something that can happen again – same thing with seeing Rachel getting nominated for an Oscar [as the first female cinematographer ever for ‘MUDBOUND’]. When it comes to commercials or television, they don’t let you shoot something unless you have already shot it, which is an interesting Catch-22 situation. It speaks to the general attitude that hopefully will change, because women have this immense determination to go and figure out how to do things. They can be trusted with money.”

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