Reading and Writing fill in the blanks practice exercise. Below is text with blanks. Choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.
Film is where art meets commerce. As Orson Welles said: “A painter just needs a brush and the writer just needs a pen, but the producer needs an army.” And an army needs money. A producer is just like an entrepreneur, we (1………..) money to make films. First, we need to find an original idea or a book or a play and purchase the rights, then we need money to develop that idea often a reasonably small sum. Besides, to commission a writer for the screenplay isn’t something you would want to gamble your own money on, so you find a partner. We are lucky here in the UK, (2…………….) we have Film 4, BBC Films and the UK Film Council, all of (3…………..) are good places to develop an idea.
Producing in Britain is very different to producing in America or (4…………..) Europe because the economic dynamic is different.
1. gain, get, raise, obtain
2. as, though, if, albeit
3. these, what, this, that
4. even if, even though, even, evenly