Ava DuVernay Has Some Surprising Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers

By Jennifer Memmolo

"You gotta follow the white guys. Truly. They've got this thing wired," she said to the crowd. "Too often, we live within their games, so why would you not study what works? Take away the bad stuff, because there's a lot, and use the savvy interesting stuff and figure out how they can apply. It's a good one for the ladies."

Additionally, DuVernay mentioned how important it is to have diverse interests and projects to work on simultaneously. The auteur is definitely...

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