08/02/2015 1:27 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST

More Women Directors Needed In Hollywood: Jodie Foster

Actress director Jodie Foster feels more women are needed behind the camera in Hollywood to change things.

The actress, who started acting when she was just three, has seen a lot of positive changes in the industry but feels more needs to be done for equality, reported People magazine.

"When I was growing up in the film business, I never saw a woman's face," Foster said during a film festival.

"Sometimes it was the lady who played my mom. Or occasionally it would be a makeup artist. But most often it would really just be me and the script supervisor.

"And little by little, as time went on, a few female faces started coming onto crews. And it changed everything."

The 52-year-old star still thinks that there is a long way to go.

"There aren't enough women directors. And hopefully that will change. And perhaps that will change with this next generation."