The importance of finding a screenwriting mentor…

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yoda-lukeEvery teacher had a teacher. Every mentor had a trusted advisor. It’s an ongoing process of learning and staying humble about the fact that what you don’t know can actually hurt you.  If you’re lucky enough to work on film productions you can make the necessary contacts with professionals and learn from their experience.  This is a vital element in your continual growth as a filmmaker and screenwriter.  Find a filmmaking mentor and apprentice under them or at least have access to them as they are working.  Study how they handle their business and ask questions about the craft. They’ve already survived many of the pitfalls that you have yet to experience and their knowledge will help you better travel on your journey to success.

I’ve been blessed in my career to have worked with Academy Award® winning producers, veteran directors, and Academy Award®, Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated actors…

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Author: Niam

Filmmaker/Digital Nomad/Storyteller

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