Twelve business models of being a writer, producer or director.

1) Acclimatize: Proceed and recede

2) Compromise: Chinese discount

3) Improvise: Reconstruction

4) Maximize: Stephen Chow’s Back to Shanghai

5) Minimize: From halcyon to Hollywood Hell

6) Monetize: Motion picture fiscality

7) Optimize: Career trajectory

8) Ostracize: A new film law

9) Prioritize: Strings to other bows

10) Specialize: Tinseltown outsiders

11) Subsidize: Subsidiary benefits

12) Synchronize: Symmetry