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Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Dougie Brimson, screenwriter of Green Street Hooligans, Top Dog, & We Still Kill The Old Way, talks about AGE discrimination for screenwriters!


The Backstory

(Note from Screenwriting Staffing Founder, Jacob N. Stuart) With Oscar season just ending, the conversation about discrimination within Hollywood is still being argued and debated. MOST of the backlash focuses on the stigma that there is still discrimination against African American actors and women directors. But while that may or may not be true, I feel Hollywood overlooks one MAJOR victim of discrimination: SCREENWRITER’S OVER 40…50…& OLDER…

It’s a conversation that’s NOT talked about nearly enough. I’m often asked by “newer” middle-aged writers at Screenwriting Staffing what their chances are of breaking into the industry and what hurdles they will have to face. But since I still fall short of the 30-year-old mark, I feel that any advice I would give wouldn’t be all that useful.

So I caught up with Dougie Brimson. Dougie is a multi-published, best-selling author, and increasingly sought after screenwriter, best known for penning…

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This entry was posted on April 25, 2018 by in writing.

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