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Writing for Visual Media, 4th Edition by Anthony Friedmann

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Chapter 15You Can Get Paid to Do This

ifig0001 Key Terms

  • agents
  • clear title
  • common law
  • concept
  • copyright
  • first-draft screenplay
  • flat fee
  • indemnity
  • intellectual property
  • logline
  • pari passu
  • percentage of the gross
  • per minute of finished
  • program
  • piecework
  • pitch/pitching
  • premise
  • producer’s net
  • public domain
  • service for hire
  • statute
  • treatment
  • work-made-for-hire
  • Writers Guild of America
  • Writers’ Guild of Great
  • Britain

Writing for Money

The process of script development is a critical activity on which all projects depend. Therefore, the writer is indispensable, yet not always valued—at least in the entertainment ...

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