From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:
Link: Women Behind Canadian TV: Sandra Chwialkowska
“When you’re the only female in the room you’re looked to the point of view or voice of the female character. ‘What would she do at this juncture?’ Well the danger of any form of tokenism–racial, LGBT or any character that is different–is the danger of them having to encompass all aspects. So you lose opportunity to do specific or unique characters because all the sudden the one female has to represent all women.” Continue reading.
Related: Check out A.R. Wilson’s discussion with Sandra and Greg’s chat with her during Season 2 of X Company.
Prior to becoming a television critic and owner of TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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