Pilar Alessandra

Script Consultant and Educator
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Pilar Alessandra is the director of the Los Angeles writers’ studio On the Page® and the host of the ‘On the Page’ podcast.

Pilar has read and analyzed thousands of scripts for DreamWorks, ImageMovers, Radar Pictures and the Robert Evans Company.  Her students and clients have written for Lost, Prison Break, Nip Tuck, House of Lies, CSI and Family Guy. They’ve sold features and pitches to Warner Bros, DreamWorks, Disney, Sony, FX and Nickelodeon and have won the Nicholl Fellowship and Austin Screenwriting Competition.

Pilar was named “Cream of the Crop” in Creative Screenwriting Magazine’s script consultant guide and was one of LA Weekly’s top 100 people. Her book, The Coffee Break Screenwriter can be found at Amazon and major bookstores.  For more on Pilar, go to www.onthepage.tv

Feedback from past festivals

‘Pilar Alessandra’s enthusiasm for her craft was infectious!’
Marie Amaler, Writer & Script Developer

More information

Pilar Alessandra is appearing at the following sessions:

Pitching Thursday (Evening): LondonSWF Festival Week Evening Workshop (Sept 14th)

Pitching Thursday (Evening): LondonSWF Festival Week Evening Workshop (Sept 14th)

Don’t fall at the first hurdle. Prepare for an extraordinary PitchFest at the LSF by joining Hollywood pitch guru Pilar Alessandra who will transform your pitch so you can present professionally and with confidence.

Pitching Thursday (evening): LondonSWF Festival Week One Day Workshop (Sept 14th)

Pitching Thursday (evening): LondonSWF Festival Week One Day Workshop (Sept 14th)

Don’t fall at the first hurdle. Prepare for an extraordinary PitchFest at the LSF by joining Hollywood pitch guru Pilar Alessandra who will transform you pitch so you can present professionally and with confidence.

The First Draft with Pilar (March 18th and 19th)

The First Draft with Pilar (March 18th and 19th)

If you have great ideas but consistently procrastinate or get stuck before you even get it on the page, this intensive, highly practical and immediately useful workshop with Hollywood screenwriting teacher Pilar Alessandra will transform both your ideas and your writing process.