Sick co-writer Katelyn Crabb remembers when she realized that screenwriting was a career one could have. “I watched Gladiator when I was 14, and I was like, ‘oh my God, it's really beautiful. The writing's really beautiful.' It was the first time I liked the writing, not just the movie.” Crabb's mom explained to the youngster that writing that beautiful script was somebody's job. And Crabb wanted that job. As an undergrad, she won a Super Bowl ad contest for Chevrolet, leading to a marketing internship. But Crabb quickly realized that the wildly cutthroat advertising world differed from the career she wanted to pursue. So after five years of teaching (“the best thing I've ever done in my life. I miss the kids so much.”), she made the perilous decision to enroll in grad school at USC, packed up her life and moved from Wisconsin to California. The journey paid off. “I know there's a lot of people out there that don't believe in film school,” Crabb says. “For people like me, it was the only way to get me out here.” At USC, she met adjunct professor and producer Ben Fast, who just happened to work for Scream creator Kevin Williamson. When Williamson had a job opening, Crabb became the assistant for both at their production shingle, Outerbanks Entertainment. Now, reader, this is the part where it could get extra exciting, and we all bust out our pom-poms for […]
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