un·​pro·​duced | \ ˌən-prə-ˈdüst How to pronounce unproduced (audio) , -prō-, -ˈdyüst \

Definition of unproduced

: not produced especially : not made into a dramatic or theatrical production an unproduced play/script/screenplay

Examples of unproduced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The script is by a deceased-journalist-turned-unproduced-screenwriter named Jack Fincher. Kyle Smith, National Review, "David Fincher’s Passion Project," 7 Dec. 2020 Last year, the women partnered with Franklin Leonard and his company, The Black List, which aims to promote the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood, to create the inaugural Latinx TV List. Nicole Sperling, New York Times, "Latinos, Long Dismissed in Hollywood, Push to Make Voices Heard," 24 Nov. 2020 Mikics compellingly argues that Kubrick revealed more of himself in the portrait of marital confusion in Eyes Wide Shut and would have revealed still more in an unproduced film about the Holocaust, The Aryan Papers. Peter Tonguette, National Review, "The Sources of Stanley Kubrick’s Mystique," 3 Sep. 2020 To address these challenges the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) recently partnered with the Black List, which releases an annual list of Hollywood executives’ favorite unproduced screenplays. NBC News, "Read about the Asian American screenplays that didn't get produced," 19 June 2020 Screenwriters have been imagining varieties of Hillary for over a decade—in Veep’s Selina Meyer, CBS’s Madam Secretary, House of Cards’s Claire Underwood—while two much-discussed, unproduced screenplays romanticize her early life and potential. Laura Marsh, The New Republic, "The Flawed Fantasy of a Different Hillary Clinton," 19 May 2020 Along with the announcement, 10 unproduced screenplays featured in the Disability List were revealed – all sourced from the Black List's website and participating organizations. Umber Bhatti, The Hollywood Reporter, "The Disability List Spotlights 10 Screenplays That "Advance the Portrayal of People With Disabilities"," 15 Nov. 2019 Argott says the very idea of those multiple unproduced films became an entry point into their documentary. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, "Making the documentary 'Framing John DeLorean,' a movie within a movie within a movie," 13 June 2019 The script got the attention of Hollywood with a spot on the coveted Black List in 2015, a survey of the industry’s best unproduced screenplays. Washington Post, "Once sidelined, romantic comedies rise again this summer," 14 June 2018

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circa 1513, in the meaning defined above

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“Unproduced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unproduced. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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