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Beginning With a Flashback – Movie Screenplay Mistakes

Starting your movie screenplay with a flashback is an option, but it is rarely if ever best for the opening scene. It just doesn’t make sense when looked at critically, particularly in opening scene. You can’t have a flashback to a storyline if you haven’t established a present situation or circumstance in your script. For a flashback to be more realistic, there has to be an already established circumstance from which you are flashing back. Prologues merely point to information that explains situations that are Read More +