Secret of success

The secret of success

I’d been in Los Angeles for a week with no idea how to get started. I’d ask people for advice and they’d tell me the secret was charming people, networking, making contacts. Hollywood and success in this town is all […]

John Sayles

Meeting my hero, John Sayles

Towards the end of college I decided I wanted to be a writer. This came out of nowhere. I’d never written anything besides school term papers and if they hadn’t been assigned and required I wouldn’t have written them. I […]


Be brave

In the summer before my last year of college I decided I wanted to write and make films.  I’m not sure where this idea came from.  I had never written anything before.  I wasn’t an especially avid film buff.  I’d […]