15 Incredibly Rude, Crude, Stupid Notes From Movie & TV Execs
Ah, Hollywood. It’s a place where dreams come true, and where execs can make or break a project with the stroke of a pen. It’s a place where creativity is celebrated, but also where ideas are sometimes met with resistance. It’s a place where the phrase "studio notes" can send shivers down the spine of any filmmaker, and the phrase "executive feedback" can make a grown man cry.
It’s a place where a Ryan Murphy can persevere and make history with a show like Glee, where a Frank Darabont can express his "boiling rage" through emails, and where a Foxtel CEO can learn the hard way not to call a Khaleesi "short and dumpy." It’s a place where, in short, execs can look at the dream you’ve been trying to realize and give you feedback on it that makes you question your sanity and theirs. Here are just a few examples of that.