Some filmmakers spend their summer vacations on a Greek island, lounging with their Peloponnesian lover while watching old VHS bootlegs of Cassevetes films. I, on the other hand, spent my summer vacation going to an average of one meeting a day in order to become a TV director. Mind you, I’m not giving up on indie film, but we all know the drill by now: TV is the new indie film: it pays well, it’s more creative, it’s more instantly gratifying, and all the cool kids are doing TV now. Hell, the Amazon pilot list alone has more Sundance alumni directors than Sundance Channel!
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