Elliot Grove breaks apart 5 reasons filmmakers shy away from talking up their own work.
It’s no joke that filmmakers and screenwriters are notoriously bad at blowing their own horns. They don’t because they are shy or lacking confidence. Or they speak with the kind of pompous and overblown hype that makes one head for the nearest toilet bowl.
Hesitation or reluctance to self-promote hurts filmmakers careers. The film industry is ruthlessly competitive. The brutal truth is that the most successful filmmakers tend to be the most vocal ones. By downplaying strengths and advantages, filmmakers can become their own worst enemies.
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