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This is a visual representation of the answer to Activity 3. Seven stages of the film value chain are listed down the left side, with related activities listed beside the stages, as follows: Concept Origination – Find ideas, secure rights, option agreement. Development – Secure development finance, hire writer, hire director. Creative Packaging – Hire casting director, secure key cast, preliminary budget. Finance – Prepare estimates, secure pre-sales, certify as British. Production – Pre-production, principal photography, post-production. Distribution – Marketing campaign, broadcast license, Video/DVD/VoD licensing. Exploitation – Cinema exhibition, DVD rental and sales, download to own.

 3.1 The film business value chain