Whether you've just felt the spark of inspiration of a new story idea, or you're putting your finished screenplay in front of producers, managers, and agents…
You need a logline.
A logline is one simple simple sentence, but an incredibly powerful tool that can help you throughout the screenwriting process.
In the development and writing phases, a good logline will help you crack your story, understand the screenplay you're writing, and keep you aiming for the right target so you don't get lost along the way.
And when your screenplay is finished, a good logline will intrigue listeners, stand out from the competition, and open doors to get your screenplay read.
In this book, you'll learn everything you need to know to write your logline:
What exactly IS a logline and when you should write oneEach element that MUST be included in the logline – plus a couple of optional elements that will make your logline stand outMy simple 3-step process for writing an awesome logline4 common logline problems to avoidPLUS get example loglines from existing movies, as well as my analysis of loglines for some of the industry's favorite screenplaysAND 10 logline templates to get you started
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And benefit from my decade of experience in the entertainment industry, working with hundreds of writers, reading thousands of scripts – and writing more loglines than I can count.
It's all about capturing the essence of your story and this concise guide will show you exactly how, so you can get your screenplay written AND get it read!