Is it me, or is pitching a script to a producer a lot like some crazy mystery?
You take a ton of stabs in the dark to see if any of your ideas get picked up, and at the end of the process you still have no real idea about whether your script will stand out to the decision-makers.
It’s a horrible feeling, and writers usually give up, or go crazy on the rewrites only to end up back where they started.
There are two mindsets filmmakers have right now, and both have left a bad taste in my mouth. It’s also causing their careers to stall and their films to flop (when they should be spending 18 months on the festival circuit picking up awards).
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