TwoA Film School Survival Kit or How Collaboration Helps You Get In, Get Along, and Get Ahead

“What is learning? It’s paying attention. It’s opening yourself up to this great big ball of shit that we call life, and what’s the worst that can happen? You get bit in the ass. Well, let me tell you: my ass looks like hamburger meat, but I can still sit down.”

—Uncle Ben (Lewis Black), Accepted

When we wrote the first edition of Script Partners, we didn’t include a chapter about the benefits of collaborating in film schools or script writing programs. But in the intervening years, we’ve come to realize that this chapter—and book—could be truly helpful to students, whether you’re planning to apply, you’re already enrolled, or you’re leaving soon for ...

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