Screenwriters - The Bafta and BFI Lectures

Guillermo Arriaga

Series 1 - Episode 4 Guillermo Arriaga



Guillermo Arriaga, whose credits include Babel and 21 Grams, discusses his unusual approach to writing films, which sees him forgo any kind of research on his projects. He reveals how he uses his own experiences for inspiration in his writing and tries to avoid beginning a screenplay with a defined structure for the work in mind.