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:

Brainstorming Through The Block

Brainstorming Through The Block

Stopped in your tracks by where to go next with a plot point, a character, or a scene? Or maybe you feel it’s just not happening today? Pilar will show you a number of tools that will immediately and powerfully unstick your creativity so the words continue to flow.

Dynamic Dialogue

Dynamic Dialogue

Pilar Alessandra, Hollywood Script Consultant, is here to help you spice up your scripts with memorable, engaging and dynamic dialogue.

Pitching Thursday (Evening): LondonSWF Festival Week Evening Workshop (Sept 14th 2017)

Pitching Thursday (Evening): LondonSWF Festival Week Evening Workshop (Sept 14th 2017)

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 Pitch Factor

The Pitch Factor

Have you got the Pitch Factor? Live from the London Screenwriters Festival, the Pitch Factor returns with CASH prizes and our very own motley crew of judges!

Writing TV with Pilar Alessandra (March 24th - 25th 2018)

Writing TV with Pilar Alessandra (March 24th - 25th 2018)

In this two day practical masterclass with Pilar Alessandra, we will show you how to deconstruct your ideas and then rebuild them into marketable projects that commissioners will be clamouring to read.