Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder’s Ten Rules of Filmmaking

In Conversations with Wilder, Cameron Crowe lays out Billy Wilder’s ten rules of Filmmaking: The audience is fickle. Grab ‘em by the throat and never let ‘em go. Develop a clean line of action for your leading character. Know where you’re going. The more subtle and elegant you are in hiding your plot points, the better Read MoreRead More

55-Minute Documentary on Billy Wilder: “The Human Comedy”

A one-hour profile of Billy Wilder, the writer-director whose movies include “Double Indemnity”, “The Lost Weekend”, “Sunset Blvd.”, “Ace in the Hole”, “Stalag 17″, “Sabrina”, “The Seven Year Itch”, “Witness for the Prosecution”, “Some Like It Hot”, “The Apartment”, “Irma La Douce”, “The Fortune Cookie” and “The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes”. Included: clips from Read MoreRead More

A Seminar with Billy Wilder

Master director/writer of such Hollywood classics as “Sunset Blvd.”, “Some Like it Hot”, “One, Two, Three”, “The Apartment” and “Double Indemnity”, Billy Wilder leads the AFI Harold Lloyd Master Seminar in 1976.Read More