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Producing Movies Inevitably Gets You Stoned (and Is Really, Really Hard)* or A Union Dose of Some Shirley Jackson Optimism Goes a Long Way

* And so am I.

CO-PRODUCER: Sometimes connotes an involvement in financing the film. At other times, it can be defined as a producer with less power than those under the plain ol’ “Producer” credit. In other words, more of a catcher than a pitcher.

Synonyms: One of the other producers

Example: “If the job of co-producer is anything like the job of co-author, it must suck ass.”2

A NOTE FROM MY EDITRIX

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I scrolled through this message on my BlackBerry as I waited for my luggage ...

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