March 8th, 2010
08:36 AM ET
Kathryn Bigelow is the first woman to win in an Oscar for best director, but she hopes that she won’t be the last.
“I hope that I’m the first of many," she said backstage at the Academy Awards Sunday. "Of course, I’d love to think of myself as just a filmmaker, and I long for the day that the modifier can be a moot point, but I’m ever grateful if I can inspire some young, intrepid, tenacious male or female filmmaker and have them feel that the impossible is possible.”
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