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exciting mystery movie. Walsh has the last word on the development and production of film scripts for the big box-office release. This new film idea, like so many others in the film industry is risky. It could be a blockbuster, but it could also become a costly failure. Alternatively, one could suggest that Walsh production of the film without drama and use the studio currently available means to produce a film from another script for Home Box Office (HBO) Anderson. Anderson has to determine the optimal use of the studio running production resources. The HBO option would almost certainly profits. Conversely, a big hit at the box office High Places on the map as a major contender place among Hollywood studios, but a flop could incur significant losses, which could hardly afford to High Places. See also the B case, UVA-QA-0547th
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Dana Clyman,
Jenelle Sullivan Hamme
Source: Darden School of Business
3 pages.
Publication Date: Jun 10, 1999. Prod #: UV6214-PDF-ENG
High Places Studio A HBR case solution