15 Brilliant Flashback Examples for Screenwriters and Filmmakers

Ratatouille Anton Flashback Example

15 Brilliant Flashback Examples That Show How to Best Use It It’s almost hard to think of a modern film that doesn’t have a flashback example somewhere within it. Of …

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‘Show Don’t Tell’ – Why The Screenwriting Mantra Endures

Fargo Show Don't Tell Marge and Norm

‘Show Don’t Tell’ – How to Best Follow the Principle   It’s a term you hear frequently when it comes to storytelling – ‘Show Don’t Tell’. But what does it …

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OPINION: Flashbacks and the (Rare) Stories that Need Them

Manchester by the Sea, flashbacks

One of the major exceptions to the oft-repeated “show, don’t tell” screenwriting rule is the equally common received wisdom that screenplays should avoid using flashbacks. The criticisms are familiar from scores …

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