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Spanish translation: los derechos de adaptación de su guión serán comprados por...

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English term or phrase:will have their script optioned by SSS Pictures
Spanish translation:los derechos de adaptación de su guión serán comprados por...
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23:24 Jul 25, 2005
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: will have their script optioned by SSS Pictures
The winner of the SSS Pictures Film Lab will have their script optioned by SSS Pictures for $5,000.00 USD.
InGoodSpanish
Local time: 12:01
los derechos de adaptación de su guión serán comprados por...
Explanation:
Hola Veromza:

Encontré esta explicación de lo que significa "optioned". Vi también que muchas veces se utiliza el término optioned en castellano también.

When a screenplay is optioned, the producer has not actually purchased the right to use the screenplay. He has simply purchased the right to purchase the screenplay at some point in the future, if he is successful in setting up a deal to actually film a movie based on the screenplay. This "setting up a deal" is usually a tedious process known as development hell, in which the producer must get the screenplay written (if the option was on a book), obtain informal agreements with the director, the major actors, the financiers, and the distributors, and get the screenplay polished to suit all participants. If all this tentative planning falls into place, then actual agreements are signed, the producer obtains money to start operations, the option is exercised with part of this money, and the producer actually buys the screenplay from the writer.

Options are not expensive by the standards of Hollywood movies. Many writers are happy to receive a few thousand dollars. Option contracts typically do specify the eventual cost of the screenplay, if the producer does end up exercising the option.

Since optioning a screenplay is far cheaper than buying it, options are very popular in Hollywood for speculative projects.

Options are exclusive for, usually, one or two years. If this period of time expires, the producer no longer has the right to buy the screenplay, and the writer can option it to a different producer. Most option agreements specify the prices of additional extensions, should the producer be unable to put the movie together in the originally specified term, and choose to extend.


Pero continuemos con otra paradoja, ¿cómo es que si bien Kaufman "optioned" /compró los derechos de adaptación de "A Scanner Darkly" y es Clooney ahora al parecer peleado con Kaufman su dueño?

http://eltaodeinternet.blogspot.com/2004_04_01_eltaodeintern...

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próximo (poco, marrón) que ha sido optioned para la película de Disney en ...
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will have their script optioned by sss pictures
los derechos de adaptación de su guión serán comprados por...


Explanation:
Hola Veromza:

Encontré esta explicación de lo que significa "optioned". Vi también que muchas veces se utiliza el término optioned en castellano también.

When a screenplay is optioned, the producer has not actually purchased the right to use the screenplay. He has simply purchased the right to purchase the screenplay at some point in the future, if he is successful in setting up a deal to actually film a movie based on the screenplay. This "setting up a deal" is usually a tedious process known as development hell, in which the producer must get the screenplay written (if the option was on a book), obtain informal agreements with the director, the major actors, the financiers, and the distributors, and get the screenplay polished to suit all participants. If all this tentative planning falls into place, then actual agreements are signed, the producer obtains money to start operations, the option is exercised with part of this money, and the producer actually buys the screenplay from the writer.

Options are not expensive by the standards of Hollywood movies. Many writers are happy to receive a few thousand dollars. Option contracts typically do specify the eventual cost of the screenplay, if the producer does end up exercising the option.

Since optioning a screenplay is far cheaper than buying it, options are very popular in Hollywood for speculative projects.

Options are exclusive for, usually, one or two years. If this period of time expires, the producer no longer has the right to buy the screenplay, and the writer can option it to a different producer. Most option agreements specify the prices of additional extensions, should the producer be unable to put the movie together in the originally specified term, and choose to extend.


Pero continuemos con otra paradoja, ¿cómo es que si bien Kaufman "optioned" /compró los derechos de adaptación de "A Scanner Darkly" y es Clooney ahora al parecer peleado con Kaufman su dueño?

http://eltaodeinternet.blogspot.com/2004_04_01_eltaodeintern...

+++ Los libros nuevos disponibles - cólera y ansiedad, hombres ...
... gallo, NY) en la montañadel oso (pequeño, marrón y Co., NY) y el silencio dulce
próximo (poco, marrón) que ha sido optioned para la película de Disney en ...
publishing.pr-archive.com/es/pr21535.htm - 40k - Resultado Suplementario - En caché - Páginas similares






    Reference: http://www.answers.com/topic/option-films
mirta
Argentina
Local time: 12:01
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 6

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agree  Gabriela Mejías: Muy buena explicación... saludos, Mirta!
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  -> GRacias, Gabriela :>)
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