If someone offers you a job on a project that has real heat, a big star attached to it, or some wonderful pedigree, and you find that you’re not waking up every morning thinking about it, if it’s not living inside of you trying to claw its way out, then don’t write it. Write with your heart. Study the climate and global warming issues and write a screenplay or produce a movie and direct that movie that will serve as a wake up call not just for theater audiences worldwide but for world leaders, too.
Remember the power of the 1959 movie ''ON THE BEACH'', starring
Remember you got here by believing in original thinking. Never forget that.
And always remember that if YOU are inspired, WE will be too.
On a personal note, I take son to his bus stop in Los Angeles every morning at 7:30. I’m at my desk working by 8:00. My wife feeds me at 1:00 and I’m back at my desk by 1:30, working until 6:00.
The above is a 2015 rewrite of a 2012 keynote speech in a Hollywood event. Full hat tip to the original author for the inspiration and the post. He knows who he is. Thanks, mate.