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 →

3 Simple Steps to a Better Logline

by Angela Bourassa As head judge of the LA Screenwriter Logline Competition, I read a lot of loglines. Like, a LOT a lot. And I always come across the same problems. There are the loglines that are way too long, the loglines with typos (it’s just one sentence, people – proofread it), the loglines that... 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 →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: March 2016 Edition

Good news, everyone! For at least the next three months, the Writers Store is sponsoring our Logline Competition. Starting with the April contest, our two finalists will receive a copy of the Hollywood Screenwriting Directory! Add that to the already great list of prizes from Virtual Pitchfest, WeScreenplay, Script Pipeline, and Talentville. But on to the... Continue Reading →

7 Ways to Put Your Logline to Work

by Angela Bourassa The logline is one of the most powerful tools that a screenwriter has in his or her arsenal. It’s vital to master the craft of writing loglines, because loglines have the power to open doors. Here are the top seven ways that you can put your logline to work. 7. Script Databases The... Continue Reading →

What a Great Logline Looks Like: December Edition

The December Logline Competition results are in! Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is Christoph Furian with his logline for ORIGIN EARTH, a sci-fi adventure: “When an intergalactic distress call averts a world war, a gifted maverick must lead a global rescue mission, only to return in triumph to a war-torn planet.”... Continue Reading →

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