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When you think like an outsider

Getting into a creative groove is like a runner’s high... without the bad knees. So says Producer and Editor Ayser Salman. While editing the content series Pose: Identity, Family, Community, she achieved that feeling. But not before struggling to overcome her imposter syndrome anxieties.

After editing at Miramax and The Weinstein Company for many years, Ayser took a leap of faith to become a freelancer. She was rewarded by working on the promotional series for the groundbreaking FX series, Pose.

Tasked with a storytelling style vastly different than the bulk of her previous experience, Ayser leaned in to those differences and earned two Emmy nominations and a Clio award.

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