Watch 7. Avoiding the slush pile: Why your great idea might not actually be filmable

Watch 7. Avoiding the slush pile: Why your great idea might not actually be filmable

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7. Avoiding the slush pile: Why your great idea might not actually be filmable

From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 Days • 3m 58s

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