Everybody Comes to Casablanca

Everybody Comes to Casablanca From play to screenplay, an historical perspective. – DB Casablanca is one of those films that everyone feels like they know. The many famous lines from it are part…

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Billy Wilder’s Rules of Screenwriting

The audience is fickle. Grab ‘em by the throat and never let ‘em go. Develop a clean line of action for your leading character. Know where you’re going. The more subtle and elegant you are…

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Why this protagonist for this story?

Many writers focus so much on their story that they overlook their main character’s connection to the story or main situation. If you are already plugging away at the script you may need to take…

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