‘La La Land’ Director Damien Chazelle on Ageism and Dumb Studio Notes – Produced By
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At 32, he was the youngest director ever to win an Oscar, but Damien Chazelle knows that ageism remains all too real in the film industry. "Hollywood has, and continues to be, youth-obsessed, often to its detriment," the La La Land director said today at the PGA Producer By conference in Los Angeles.

"It's a problem for the industry," he said, noting that "there are a lot of filmmakers who could get anything they wanted made," but that when they hit a certain age, find…

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