I found this interview in Filmmaker magazine with the director of Kit Kittredge- An American Girl Mystery, Patricia Rozeman. Patricia is a Canadian indie short and feature filmmaker. Kit Kittrege was her first jaunt into a mainstream type film and she seemed to have a great time.
Patricia worked in the 1980s as an assistant director with David Cronenberg on The Fly and has since directed television like HBO’s Tell Me You Love Me. HBO then contacted her again to helm the film starring Abigail Breslin and of course Madison Davenport. I think she is such a great example of a working independent director with a mainstream movie in the theaters and a short film called Suspect in the festival circuit.
Read the entire article here.