The Morning Read: Judging Fiction With Facts, A Festival Boost and Brea Grant’s Advice

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The Realism Canard, Or: Why Fact-Checking Fiction is Poisoning Criticism” — Isaac Butler channels Oscar Wilde to bash the trend of people bashing fake stories for not being real enough.

How The LA Film Prize Can Transform an Indie Filmmaker’s Career” — Kristy Puchko at Cinema Blend highlights a hidden gem that aspiring directors should know about.

The Downside of Doing What You Love (Followed By The Upside)” — The wonderfully talented Brea Grant delivers an excellent treatise on the big changes of success, warts and all.

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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