What we call ‘evil’ doesn’t necessarily deserve any kind of respect or understanding, by any means; it just deserves an acknowledgement of its complexity so we can better understand it – so we can help prevent it.
You just have to trust your instincts and hope that if someone doesn’t like your idea, you can prove them wrong in the final process. In the end, you can please some of the people some of the time, but that’s about all you can do.
I’m actually part of a number of minorities. I grew up being a horribly awkward kid. A terrible student. And now I find myself as a filmmaker, and you feel kind of alone in the world because you’re separate from everyone else.