How to Write a Logline

Taught By:

Will Campos

Description:

Writer Will Campos goes through the steps of crafting a compelling logline for your script, and explains why they're so important to the writing process.

Lesson Plan

If you plan on becoming a screenwriter, the ability to craft a good logline will become a crucial part of your skill set.

A logline is a 1-2 sentence summary of what the core of your story is about. Not only that, it serves as a baseline from which you can communicate your story quickly and clearly to many different people. So crafting a good one is harder than it looks!

In this video, RocketJump's Head Writer Will Campos tackles the process of writing an effective logline for your script, and explains why it's important to the writing process. Not only is it good for quick communication and a solid pitch, but it can actually help you become a better writer.

Questions for Will? Want to take a shot at writing your own loglines? Comment below and chat with us in the forums!!

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