An important rant (though long) from the Founder of Screenwriting Staffing, Jacob N. Stuart.
My motivation as I was writing this column, similar to the mom who “beat” her son for throwing rocks at police cars in Baltimore, does not come from any sort of deep-rooted hatred towards “certain” screenwriters, but rather my deep-rooted LOVE and compassion for screenwriting as an art form. I hope this post sheds some light on something that’s overlooked far too much!
Regardless of your reputation and importance in this industry, as a screenwriter, this is a problem that’s affecting ALL of us…
Screenwriters are going extinct and here’s why:
It’s not because we lost our ways in storytelling. It’s not because technology has outsmarted us. And it’s not because we haven’t attended enough “storytelling” seminars .
It’s because we are selfish, self-absorbed, and inconsiderate. Industry professionals are frustrated and tired of dealing…
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