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weenie

February 23, 2012

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MacGuffin

February 23, 2012

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An idea described by Alfred Hitchcock. It represents an artefact (person, item, piece of information) of crucial importance for the plot, however unknown to the audience. The audience doesn’t have to know the MacGuffin to enjoy and fully understand the film as the MacGuffin does not influence the main plot. It is mainly meant to […]

d-girl

February 4, 2012

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See: development girl

development executive

February 4, 2012

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Executive (usually above the creative executive) who reads scripts and looks for source material for future films.

creative executive

February 4, 2012

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A studio executive who reads scripts in order to find material for new movies.

script supervisor

February 4, 2012

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Responsible for keeping track of the shooting – what has been shot, what changes were made etc. The script supervisor keeps track of every shot, prop and all details. Often he or she takes photographs of the set in order to be able to reconstruct or details. All this is aimed at keeping the continuity […]

B story

January 31, 2012

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A background story in a film.