How I Became a Better Screenwriter … by Thinking Like a Coder(?)
When I was a kid, I thought I was going to be the next great filmmaker: Kurosawa, Kubrick, Spielberg, Scorsese, Nolan, and … Ngo? Like most aspiring filmmakers, however, I did what everyone else did.
I created based on what I knew or just saw.
That’s not creative. That’s derivative.