In the cut-throat world of the film industry, you need every advantage you can get to rise above the rest and make a name for yourself. This essential guide combines a practical, no-nonsense approach with a lifetime of insider knowledge, giving you the competitive edge to jumpstart your career.
Packed with hard-working tips and advice, this book shows you how to get the best out of your film-school education, how to navigate some of the most frustrating moments in an artist's life, and how to keep the inspiration going as you battle your way through the filmmaking world.
It's letters to a Young Poet if Rilke were a twenty-first-century Bukowski-reading secret Buddhist film-school professor who cussed a lot.
Alice Peck (Be More Tree, Next to Godliness)