by Ken Aguado (@kaguado) There’s an entire universe of media that’s sometimes overlooked by aspiring screenwriters: writing for documentary films and non-fiction television programming. We’re living in the golden age of documentaries, and there’s never been more opportunity. Every year there are dozens of terrific documentaries released and hundreds of hours
The art of film can only really exist through a highly organized betrayal of reality.
Justin Marks, a working writer in LA, has written an insightful article for The Hollywood Reporter on what it’s like to be a screenwriter working in Hollywood without Shane Black or Charlie Kaufman’s reputation.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.