This March, we are featuring a series of discussions with some of today’s most influential women cinematographers and gaffers. These artists talk about their journey into the industry, advice to young aspiring artists, and the art that has had an impact on their work.

Cinematographer Emilia Mendiata Cordova

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Gaffer Jenny Scarlata

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Writer/Director Sheri Sussman

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Films that Inspire Us

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Directed by Kathryn Bigelow

Available on Hulu

The Old Guard (2020)

Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood Available on Netflix

Booksmart (2019)

Directed by Olivia Wilde

Available on Hulu

Wonder Woman (2017)

Directed by Patty Jenkins

Available on HBO Max

Clueless (1995)

Directed by Amy Heckerling

Available on Vudu

A League of Their Own (1992)

Directed by Penny Marshall

Available on Vudu

Twilight (2008)

Directed by Catherine Hardwicke

Available on Hulu

Lost in Translation (2003)

Directed by Sofia Coppola

Available on Peacock

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Directed by Ava DuVernay

Available on Disney +

Lady Bird (2017)

Directed by Greta Gerwig

Available on Netflix

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

Directed by Nora Ephron

Available on Hulu

Nomadland (2020)

Directed by Chloé Zhao

Available on Hulu