Female Filmmakers Look Back on What Made Them Get in the Directors Chair: ‘It’s Something Boys Do’ | PRO Video

Kyra Sedgwick, Kim Raver, Ashley Williams, Elisabeth Röhm and Robin Givens reveal their motivations

Kyra Sedgwick, Kim Raver, Ashley Williams, Elisabeth Röhm, and Robin Givens all have something in common: they are actors who recently hopped into the director’s chair.

The five female filmmakers looked back on their journey to director at TheWrap’s annual Power Women Summit, speaking on a panel titled “Broader Focus: View from the Director’s Chair,” moderated by Tanya Lopez. Executive Vice President, Movies, Limited Series & Original Movie Acquisitions, Lifetime & Lifetime Movie. The panel was presented by Lifetime.

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Beatrice Verhoeven

Film Editor, Twitter: @bverhoev