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

1) Acclimatise: Proceed and recede

2) Authorise: Ghost director

3) Compromise: Chinese discount

4) Hypnotize: Trade tricks

5) Improvise: Reconstruction

6) Maximise: Stephen Chow’s Back to Shanghai

7) Minimise: From halcyon to Hollywood Hell

8) Monetise: Motion picture fiscality

9) Optimise: Career trajectory

10) Ostracize: A new film law

11) Prioritize: Strings to other bows

12) Romanticise: Showmance and blind items

13) Specialize: Tinseltown outsiders

14) Subsidise: Subsidiary benefits

15) Synchronize: Symmetry