Recently Robert De Niro was asked to give a commencement speech for the class of of 2015 at the Tisch School of the Arts.
You are all f!#$ed
His brutally honest, yet humorous speech highlighted the truths of a creative career path, while giving fantastic advice on how to deal with rejection.
Rejection might sting but my feeling is that often it has very little to do with you. When you’re auditioning or pitching, the director or producer or investor may have something or someone different in mind. That’s just how it is.
This is a must see for anyone.