Hello, welcome to the Film Scouts Los Angeles English Lnguage Course, Lesson 2. Today we're providing a vocabulary list to help you build up your Tinsel Town language skills.

to schmooze befriend scum
to pitch grovel shamelessly
to brainstorm feign preparedness
to research procrastinate indefinitely
to network spread disinformation
to collaborate argue incessantly
to freelance collect unemployment
agent frustrated lawyer
lawyer frustrated producer
producer frustrated writer
writer frustrated director
director frustrated actor
actor frustrated human
high-concept low-brow
production value gore
entry-level pays nothing
highly qualified knows the producer
network approved had made them money
net something that apparently doesn't exist
gross the studio chief's salary
back-end you, if you think you'll ever see it
residuals braces for the kids
deferral don't hold your breath
points see "net" or "back-end"
You can trust me You must be new
It needs some polishing Change everything
It shows promise It stinks rotten
It needs some fine tuning Change everything
I'd like some input I want total control
It needs some honing Change everything
Call me back next week Stay out of my life
It needs some tightening Change everything
Try and punch it up I have no idea what I want
It needs some streamlining Change everything
You'll never work in this town again I have no power whatsoever.

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