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Moving Pictures

Dialogue And Speech Aren’t The Same Thing

The screenwriter must be silent when the movie’s rolling

You can’t handle the truth!

I have written from time to time about what I call ‘the reader’s backflip.’

The term refers not to acrobatic antics but what professional readers do when they report upon a script on behalf of an agency or production company.

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Richard Walter

Richard Walter

Screenwriter, bestselling author, and 40 years leadership @ UCLA’s prestigious screenwriting program. Get 40 lessons from 40 years: richardwalter.com/newsletter