The Apartment and How to Write Movies Good

An effort to understand and unpack Billy Wilder’s screenwriting methodology by applying his own eleven tips for writers to his greatest work: The Apartment, co-written by I.A.L. Diamond. The goal here is not to put forth Wilder’s list as the ultimate screenwriting formula, but to educate viewers on what is gained by structuring a screenplay along Wilder’s principles.

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Videos: 23

Billy Wilder: Style & Technique

Film Analysis

Nuts & Bolts of Screenwriting


Story Analysis: Case Studies

NYC in Film


Billy Wilder

The Apartment