Why Many People Will Never Have A Career In The Film Industry (Part 2) – Shane Stanley

Film Courage: From our previous interview Shane we had one video that had a lot of comments that we are hoping to run by you and get clarification on. The Big Reason Why Many People Will Never Have a Career in the Film Industry and so here’s one comment “Sounds great in theory, but we literally can’t afford to spend our time not getting paid these days honestly lol.” I can read another if you’d like? 

Shane Stanley, Filmmaker/Author/Instructor: Okay. 

Film Courage: Okay. “You can hustle, be the ‘johnny-on-the-spot’ and still fall through the cracks. Starting out I worked on a ton of projects for free as much as I could living at home and later when I saved up and moved to LA, but eventually those resources run out and you have to pay rent. There’s a definite class element to being able to go out and spend two years working for free. Nobody should work for free.” Here’s another “One quick question, if you work on a movie 12-plus hours a day for a month and you do that for a year or so for free…how exactly do you pay rent?” Okay here’s another one “I’ve been working my…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here). 

 
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