How hard is it to make it in the film industry?
When you're working with small budgets, even the smallest roadblocks can derail the best laid plans. Sometimes equipment breaks down. Sometimes all of your sound turns out be to unusable because your location is in the flight path of a major airport. Sometimes actors or crew just bail on you. And sometimes, perhaps most disappointingly, you just end up making a bad film, then convincing yourself that it's not worth it to try again. All of this begs the question, why on earth does anyone choose to make low-budget films? More than that, how do people stay motivated to create, even though they know the road ahead is inevitably littered with obstacles.