Q. What should I do, if I'm a young Russian screenwriter? How could I move to Hollywood or Canada at least? My screenwriting skills are sharp, but I can write only in Russian.
I would think the best choice is to tough it out in the Russian film industry.
Second best choice, turn yourself into a Russian director or editor. They are entirely different jobs but they are all storytellers.
You could also team up with an American co-writer. You could be the story and structure guy, she could be the dialogue gal.
It is not impossible
to turn yourself into an American screenwriter yourself, but you have to spend a few years developing flawless fluent American. It is rare, and it is hard, but it is not impossible. Vladimir Nabokov wrote a couple of pretty good books in English. And Billy Wilder grew up speaking German, and he wrote a few good lines of dialogue.
And Joseph Conrad was Polish.
Thanks for the answer! I will try to find american screenwriting student girl via internet, make love to her and force her to write dialogues for me. Do you know any dating sites for screenwriters?
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