Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Inspirational Quotes: Author & Filmmaker Tiffany D. Jackson

"Looking back, my most serious projects were all horror/suspense films. It's just the genre I always felt I belonged to. Being a black filmmaker, you get a lot of pressure to make "poignant" films. But that's never been my passion. [Horror] is not an easy genre to belong to. But if I'm weird, I'll be [weird and] proud."

-Filmmaker Tiffany D. Jackson on  the difficult task of receiving recognition as a female horror filmmaker, and as an African American female horror filmmaker, the obstacles are multi-layered.

Source: Hannah Neurotica, Horror Show: Women Horror Directors to Watch, Bitch Media, October 8 2010
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