Hollywood seems to me to be that unattainable haven of movie-making. Full of larger than life characters, romantic and remote settings, filmed stories written and directed by people of unimaginable talents. A place of fantasy, dashed dreams and glittering glory… clichés and heroic epochs. All inaccessible.
Several people who have read Walking for Our Lives, have suggested it would make a good movie. I would love that! But how is that achieved? I’ve thought of several directors who are social activists: Ron Howard, Robert Redford, Ken Burns, Betty Thomas…but I have no idea how to approach them. An agent? How do I find one who is good? What IS good? (more…)