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You’re Not in Film School Anymore, Toto

“There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion.”—Audrey Hepburn

Don’t Count Those Chickens Just Yet

“There is no point at which you can say, ‘Well, I’m successful now. I might as well take a nap.’ ” —Carrie Fisher

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, “Don’t count your chickens until they’ve hatched.” Well, that’s never been more true than as it relates to this industry, because:

  • Having an agent doesn’t mean the agent will line up work for you.
  • Having the most wonderful project in the world doesn’t mean it will ever sell.
  • Getting a part in a movie doesn’t mean you won’t end up on the cutting room floor.
  • Having a producer, actor, studio or company like your screenplay ...

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