Writers on writing - some suggestions for those trying to get a start in the picture business:

"Don't ask anybody how to write or succeed and don't listen to anybody if they try to tell you.  I put in hard time for 17 years, and finally one day failure gave up and decided to go bother somebody else." 
          Jim Cash, co-screenwriter of Top Gun

Question/Answer

Q: What makes a film great - what do you go home and watch at night.
A: The Celtics - I am very bad at film theory.
Q: What advice would you give to an aspiring film maker?
A: Marry somebody rich.

          Documentarian Frederich Weisman