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Raindance Writers' Lab, 2nd Edition by Elliot Grove

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12   The Movie Game

 

IN ORDER TO illustrate the possibilities of potential sales for your script, it is useful to play the movie game – useful because it makes visual what is otherwise a complicated concept. It is a board game, and it has spaces that you can land on with your script, your playing piece.

figure 12.1 The Movie Game

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The second ring represents the areas inside the British film industry where screenplays can be sold, and the outer ring represents those areas outside the British film industry.

 

Hint The object of the game is to sell your screenplay (to get the deal) without any outside creative interference. As a writer, you do not ...

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