Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Apr 21 06:49:23 UTC 2001

At 6:43 PM +0200 4/21/01, Grant Barrett wrote:
>On samedi 21 avril 2001 17:57, Robert S. Wachal
><robert-wachal at UIOWA.EDU> wrote:
>>Does anyone know what the term "D-girl" refers to?
>>>From http://www.screenwritersutopia.com/forum99/posts/2264.html
>"Producers will appear in the [Internet Movie Database]. "D-Girls"
>and "D-Boys,"
>however, won't. Development people usually don't get a movie credit. So Jerry
>Bruckheimer's VP of development is completely legit, but you won't
>find that person in the
>IMDB, which lists only on-screen credits."
>An episode of the Sopranos at
>confirms the same definition, at least by association, as it
>concerns a girl in movie
>development.  Linkincludes a episode transcript
Seems clear from this context that D stands for "development", in the
sense of developing the film product from an earlier stage to a later
stage of production.


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