young creatives

i couldn't think of a good name for this!!
— this is a list of films that feature young creative characters - playwrights, filmmakers, musicians, artists etc. they help inspire me when i feel like im too small/uneducated/inexperienced to make anything.
— suggestions welcome, as usual

  • La La Land
  • Paterson
  • Whiplash
  • Super 8
  • Ed Wood
  • August Rush
  • Brigsby Bear
  • Coco
  • The Art of Getting By
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • Almost Famous
  • Kill Your Darlings
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Eighth Grade
  • Dear White People
  • Columbus
  • Miss Stevens
  • 20th Century Women
  • Billy Elliot
  • School of Rock
  • Lady Bird
  • Big Hero 6
  • A Star Is Born
  • Private Life
  • Ratatouille
  • Little Women
  • Liberal Arts
  • Stuck in Love
  • Sing Street
  • No
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • Swiss Army Man
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Closet Monster
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • Rushmore
  • A Summer's Tale
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • Ready Player One
  • Shirkers
  • The New Romantic
  • The Dreamers
  • Baby Driver
  • Frances Ha
  • Obvious Child
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World