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“Never take ‘no’ for an answer,” Indie Producer Hal Schwartz (Wake, Crazylove) says. “As much as writers hear ‘no,’ in producing it’s ten times worse.” You can’t get offended by that, it’s just the way it is. Every person I know who’s made a movie has heard ‘no’ way more...
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