greenlight


greenlight
  or "greenlighting"
  a term denoting the 'go-ahead' for a film to be made; contrasted to being redlighted; shouldn't be confused with green-screening

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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  • greenlight — UK [ˈɡriːnˌlaɪt] US [ˈɡrinˌlaɪt] verb [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they greenlight he/she/it greenlights present participle greenlighting …   Useful english dictionary

  • greenlight — [grēn′līt΄] vt. greenlighted or greenlit, greenlighting 〚/span> GREEN LIGHT〛 Informal to approve or give permission to proceed with (a project, funding proposal, etc., esp. a proposed film script) * * * green light n. 1. The green colored light… …   Universalium

  • greenlight — [grēn′līt΄] vt. greenlighted or greenlit, greenlighting [< GREEN LIGHT] Informal to approve or give permission to proceed with (a project, funding proposal, etc., esp. a proposed film script) …   English World dictionary

  • greenlight' — transitive verb To give permission to proceed • • • Main Entry: ↑green …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greenlight — To greenlight a project, in the context of the movie and TV businesses, is to formally approve production finance, thereby allowing the project to move forward from the development phase to pre production and, barring disasters, principal… …   Wikipedia

  • greenlight — UK [ˈɡriːnˌlaɪt] / US [ˈɡrɪnˌlaɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms greenlight : present tense I/you/we/they greenlight he/she/it greenlights present participle greenlighting past tense greenlighted past participle greenlighted informal to give your… …   English dictionary

  • greenlight — verb To approve; to permit to proceed. Syn: allow, approve, give, go ahead, permit …   Wiktionary

  • greenlight — green|light [ grin,laıt ] verb transitive INFORMAL to give your approval for something: So far three directors have greenlighted the project …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • greenlight — verb (T) to give official permission for something to be started …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Greenlight Capital — is a hedge fund which was founded by David Einhorn. Einhorn s commentary on the financial position of Lehman Brothers in early 2008, and Greenlight s short selling of Lehman stock, foreshadowed Lehmans… …   Wikipedia

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