SCREENWRITING NIGHT SCHOOL 101 - LEAD WITH THE LOGLINE

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The logline is the awesome trailer that you see in the theater. 'Oh, hell yeah...I'm gonna watch that!'. It's the appetizer. It gets attention. Back in the day, it was a letter. Literally...a letter. I sent a bunch of letters in the past. Like a Civil War soldier in a Ken Burns movie. Now, you can just email stuff and find producer contacts off IMDB. It's not that hard. Just be cool. A lot of the time...might not go forward, but...

But...

Sometimes it does. 

If you have a great idea, that you can gather together in two sentences.

You'll get a read. 

Lead with the logline. You don't have to sell it. But you'll get the attention.