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Chapter 10: Hell Or High Water Time

Making a movie is tough, but getting a movie made is even harder. In today’s chapter, Mandy Fabian will discuss navigating the ups and downs of the Hollywood system to get a movie made. (Don’t worry, this one’s got a happy ending.)

Episode Hosts: Kyle Olson

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It’s no secret that’s it’s nearly impossible to get a movie made. In today’s chapter, Mandy Fabian is going to give us the strange, twisting path that she followed to be able to make her first movie. From close calls with big name actors to watching a hot script go cold, only to see a cold script get hot, what was the magical sequence that finally got her movie the fabled green light? Plus we’ll go deep into the table read. How? Where? Who? And what do you get from it?

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Welcome to the Curiosity Codex! In each series, host Kyle Olson opens the book on fandom, introducing geek culture in a fashion designed for the new and fan-curious. Let's open the book!