Hard worker
High attention to detail
King of dramatic structure
Master at surprising the audience
Experimented editor which gives him a perfect narrative expertise


Born and raised in the South of France, David Courtil is a French screenwriter and film editor. After studying cinema in Paris, David has worked as a professional film editor for the last 20 years.

Naturally gifted as a storyteller, he has attended many of the most prestigious workshops to fine-tune his skills before starting a career as a screenwriter alongside his film editing.

David and Michael Nakache have worked together for the last decade and co-wrote Convivium, Love Me, The Passenger and Transference.

David’s main talent lies in his passion for details, his deep understanding of the characters’ psychology, and his great sense of dialogue.