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


Screenwriting


Story Analysis: Case Studies


NYC in Film


Screwball


Billy Wilder


The Apartment