A Filmmaker’s Musing: Passion vs Ambition – Katia Shannon (Guest Post)

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Passion or Ambition?

We live in a noisy world, filled with opportunities and distractions. Constant stimulation, unguarded, can quickly make even the most passionate person, feel a loss of direction. So how do you stay true to your path?

If passion is an unruly child, full of potential energy, ambition is the referee determining which playing field to explore. Since I see no neon sign pointing to ‘directing-an-award-winning-and-financially-successful-period-drama-feature’ just yet, how do I moderate the available opportunities? What does the ‘right’ choice mean? With so much content and so many platforms, ecosystems and gatekeepers, comes a pressure to specialize. Continue reading on THE FEMALE GAZE.

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