"I handled my godfather's (Spielberg's) scripts when I was six years old. I've been training for this my whole life, and I'm OK with slow and steady wins the race," she said. "After producing for 15 years, working with all the filmmakers I worked with, learning what I like and don't like and really immersing myself in the process," The Daily Star quoted her as saying.
She added: “I felt much more prepared to go walk that plank because I knew what I was walking into. You still have to be humble and know you're on a learning curve because directing is a whole other animal, no matter how good a producer you are, or how much you've been watching people. To become the captain of a ship is just new territory."