Alessandro Camon discusses The Messenger

The two-time Oscar-nominated film (Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay) about an American soldier who struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer arrives on DVD May 18. Script’s Dwayne Smith speaks to co-screenwriter Alessandro Camon as he discusses the development of the story, what it’s like writing with a partner and the feeling of being an Oscar nominee.

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Dwayne Smith

About Dwayne Smith

Dwayne Alexander Smith is a professional screenwriter represented by Circle of Confusion. He's sold four spec screenplays and been hired by studios for numerous rewrites. In 2008 he was hired to adapt Jim Croce’s classic song "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" into an action comedy. Most recently he created a hidden camera show called True Colors for Sony Television’s website He is also one of the judges for the tenth-annual Big Break Screenwriting Contest, sponsored by Final Draft, Inc.