Thursday, June 25, 2009

How Long It Really Takes

or, Why My Last Post is Totally Irrelevant

I was talking up Michigan's amazing screenwriting program to a friend of my parents, mentioning Pamela Gray and Tom McCarthy's generous contributions of time and expertise to last semester's class, when my mom asked me how long it took for either of them to sell their first script.

"Oh," I said, "I'm not sure about Tom McCarthy. But I do know about Pamela Gray."

From first draft to silver screen, it took her fourteen years.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

hey this is anirban.. am interested in film making... in direction of photography and screenplay writing. writing is my passion and i know no way to build on this as my career. can u help me in this regard?