This past week, I taught a video performance workshop at Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center entitled Minute Experiments. Each student created two one minute films exploring Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey.
Why the F*%K do we do it? Money? Fame? Love of the process? What is it? Why do we continue to write screenplays when aside from the outrageously arduous task of getting it even remotely right, the odds of then getting it sold and then made and then becoming a hit are...well doubtful.