Creative control. It’s something most artists strive for — even demand. At the same time, in the entertainment industry, there are a lot of entities entitled to shape the creative of a TV show or movie. So how much control can you really keep over your projects?
Creative Control: Can You Control Your Creative?
We often hear from people pitching projects that they need to have “creative control” over their projects. They want “veto power” or “final cut” or “complete authority.” It’s a common request, and one we completely understand. But is it realistic? The answer might surprise you.
Just some of what we cover today:
- Can you ever be the one with final say over exactly how audiences see your finished project?
- Can your film or TV series truly be 100% under your creative control?
- Should you ask for total creative control?
- What’s Hollywood’s golden rule?
- What is the one way to GUARANTEE you have complete creative control over your project?
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