The lineage that I’m trying to follow starts with Preston Sturges, Billy Wilder, goes to Hal Ashby, and then goes to James L. Brooks, Cameron Crowe, Alexander Payne, and I want to be in that line. That’s the dream.
— Jason Reitman in an interview on The Kevin Pollak Chat Show.
What is the lineage of your creative pursuit? Have you considered it? Do you know? If you haven’t defined it, why not? Is it because you don’t know or because it is not clear.
Knowing your lineage, can be a guide to your journey.