Brenda Chapman on being booted off ‘Brave’ (

This opinion piece is about the broader issue of representation in Hollywood (in the business, not on screen), but it does touch a little on her removal as director from Brave.

This was a story that I created, which came from a very personal place, as a woman and a mother. To have it taken away and given to someone else, and a man at that, was truly distressing on so many levels.