Everyone is screaming for content today: visual content. The other fact is that people's attention spans are dropping meaning that short films get the kinds of eyeballs that feature filmmakers dream about.
“If you own an iPhone, you’ve always got a small, easy-to-use camera in your pocket. It’s great for filming where other cameras would attract too much attention. Video quality can be excellent, so they’re increasingly being used for news and documentary.
You can get very good educational stuff and educate yourself by listening to podcasts in voices of experienced speakers. Podcasts can be a really effective way to learn a lot about new subjects or industries.
Often screenwriters have the idea that they can win a lottery by selling their script to Hollywood. Do you actually think your chances of winning the lottery are anywhere near as good as selling your scipt to Hollywood?