Writing Prompts for Screenwriters

If you hadn't heard, I (Angela) co-run a screenwriting competition with the wonderful Tim Schildberger of LiveRead/LA. Our joint competition is Write/LA, an international feature and pilot screenplay competition created by writers, for writers. (The Write/LA Early Deadline is tomorrow - June 5! Check it out!) One of the things we do over at Write/LA... Continue Reading →

Announcing Write/LA – A New Screenwriting Competition from LA Screenwriter and LiveRead/LA

by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) This has been months in the making, and I am thrilled to finally announce that LA Screenwriter has partnered with LiveRead/LA to launch an annual international screenwriting competition called Write/LA. With new screenwriting contests popping up every week, I have long resisted the idea of LA Screenwriter launching an annual competition.... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: February 2018 Edition

The February Logline Competition results are in! Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is David Laurie with his logline for THAT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENED, a darkly comic political thriller: “A feisty government clerk searches for the people who murdered her friend at a Brexit protest, putting herself in the crosshairs of an incompetent... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: February 2017 Edition

The February Logline Competition results are in! Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is Terri Viani with her logline for HOT FLASH!, a half hour dramedy pilot: “A seasoned soap opera actress scrambles to keep her tidy life together after she agrees to star in her ex-husband's web series about a menopausal superhero... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: January 2017 Edition

The January Logline Competition results are in! Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is Erik V Wolter with his logline for Footsteps of My Father, a war drama: “When a German immigrant faces deportation for alleged Nazi ties during World War II, his combative teenage son takes on the FBI and fights to clear his father's name.”... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: December 2016 Edition

The December Logline Competition results are in!. Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is Andrew Dodson with his logline for Bird-Dog, a political thriller: “Two high-powered Washington DC consultants manage a covert election-rigging agency, but a relentless independent journalist throws their schemes into disarray.” This is a fun idea that would certainly get people... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: July 2016 Edition

The July Logline Competition results are in! Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is Matthew Barker with his logline for AS IT IS..., a half-hour pilot: “After eons of bickering, God and Satan's staff strip them of their powers and banish them to the Midwest where they must learn to get along as... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: June 2016 Edition

The June Logline Competition results are in! Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is Colin Costello with his logline for SUPERZEROES, a comedy: “After a car crash leaves his best friend believing that he has super powers, a pudgy geek dons a cape to help his delusional 'superfriend' protect their small town... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: April 2016 Edition

As you all know, the LA Screenwriter Logline Competition offers amazing prizes from the Writers Store, Virtual Pitchfest, WeScreenplay, Script Pipeline, and Talentville. For the May competition, we're adding to that prize package: Everyone who enters the May Logline Competition will be entered into a drawing to win one of 5 FREE ENTRIES to the Big Break... Continue Reading →

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