Creativity and integrity is required in screen writing. Screen writing or script development is a process where a play for a screen or stage is created from a story. The script development profession does not have a well distinguished career or a training ladder that other professions have. In this context, this essay discusses elements of an interview with a screenwriter that worked in my place of employment.
Position of the Person
The person Mr. X whom I had the opportunity of interviewing was a contracted screenwriter for the company. He was specialized in the screenplay writing in the genre of comedy drama. The person currently works as freelance to a number of established production houses. The actual salary for the position of Mr.X is hard to process, as it would vary depending on the requirement and the pay standards of the production houses. As an established screenplay writer many production houses does comes work with this candidate and he states that he often has a constant stream of work offers. The candidate claimed to make more than 100,000 USD per year. The person was very good-natured and friendly and had the demeanor and the confidence of a successful person. It should also be noted that the person stated that he had mentored a lot of successful new screenplay writers.
On Becoming a Successful Screen Writer
Like many successful screenwriters the Mr.X states that he has undergone lots of hardships and is able to bring that soul and energy in the screenplay. The candidate has faced a lot of criticism but what makes this applicant stand out is that the he has successfully taken only the positive elements and has grown as a writer from it. The best quality that aided in the success he says is that he unique ability to bond with the audience. Understanding the pulse of the current generation of audience has helped him in innumerable ways. He says another factor that aided to his sustenance is the adaptability and the ability to work with a lot of people without confrontation. The applicant describes himself as a people person who loves cinema and art of filmmaking. His passion is what he describes as his guiding force to become a good scriptwriter.