Reel Talk: Pursuing a Career in Entertainment

Walt Disney’s “Pinocchio”; Copyright 1940, The Walt Disney Company

Do not lie, despite temptation.

That is the advice I will share with you from the outset.

The world of entertainment, in which I’ve made my living for nearly two decades as a writer and producer, is rarely what it appears to be on the surface.

This article will be real, not theory, and scrupulously honest.



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Joel Eisenberg

Joel Eisenberg

Joel Eisenberg is an award-winning author, screenwriter, and producer. The Oscar in the profile pic isn’t his but he’s scheming. WGA and Pen America member.