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n. a person who lacks professional experience and education in creative writing, usually unsuccessful in a non-related profession, but has a desire get into the Hollywood system and figures the best way in is to write and sell a screenplay.
GUY: Two years out here and not one audition, Ma.

GUY'S MOM: Don't let 'em get ya down, hon. You're a great talker. Why don't you show them that first-half of a sci-fi movie you wrote in high school?

GUY: Good point, Ma. I keep forgetting how easy it is to be a screendreamer out here. Thanks!

GUY'S MOM: That's my boy. Fake it till ya make it.
by 818-adjacent January 21, 2011
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