Finding momentum in Hollywood with Josh Estes

Learning From Experience

Aug 2 2023 • 18 mins

"I personally can’t write anything without pouring a part of myself into it, so when you get rejections those can be hard. Don’t let the ‘nos’ hit hard... all you need is one ‘yes,’" said screenwriter Josh Estes.

A Double Sun Devil, Estes received his bachelor’s degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and then earned a Master of Advanced Study (MAS) in American media and popular culture from the Department of English at The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In this episode, he reflected on his journey in the entertainment industry.

Hear him discuss how he manages the ebbs and flows of Hollywood and his thoughtful advice to other aspiring screenwriters to break into the competitive field.