Guest Post by Narciso Tovar
Filmmakers come and go.
Some have the staying power to make a real career out of it, while most fizzle out after a few films.
As a lead player in cinema, until you’ve earned some street cred in the business, studios and executives look for any kind of upward trend in your work – even though you were well-received in your last feature, you could very well tank (hard) in your next flick.
This is why veterans always tell newcomers that you’re only as good as your last picture.
One filmmaker who has earned his stripes (and then some) is Martin Scorsese.
He has not only made a career out his cinematic ventures, Mr. Scorsese has made his name synonymous with brilliant movies.