Lumet contends the Studio system has always treated writers very well
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Melodrama makes ________ its highest priority, and everyone is subservient to it.
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For Lumet, saying “print” is his biggest responsibility.
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Above the line costs include: Director, Actors, Property, Writer, and…
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Melodrama is a __________ that makes the implausible plausible.
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A “setup” is
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A trick played on the actors
A dramatic device
A three piece light kit
The preparation for the next take
Once Lumet accepts a movie the most critical question for him becomes
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What is the movie about?
Who is the cast?
What should the movie feel like?
What should the movie look like?
When the director yells “Print,” this means
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That section of the script will be revised.
A still image of that scene will be made for promotions.
The take will go to the lab to be developed.
The take was no good and they should go again.
Lumet reveals that he prefers to have as much of the production team as possible present during the First Reading
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During the First Reading the writer is often the last to arrive.
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A completion bond is a document which guarantees a movie will be completed per its contractual terms.
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For Lumet it’s “critical that we agree on the _________ of the screenplay
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Having a star cast in the film will always make it better
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Sidney Lumet admits he only says “yes” to movies that speak to his heart and match his philosophy.
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