You Had Me At Page One

Room: Herringham H243
Time: Saturday 6:30pm


with Pilar Alessandra

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Make the reader love you on the first page!  Learn writing techniques that help your script hit the ground running with top LA Script Consultant Pilar Alessandra.

Through examples from your favorite scripts, this session will take a hard look at:

  • Word choice
  • Scene direction
  • Character approach
  • The nuances of the page

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 – suffice it to say, she knows her stuff!

Come to this class and learn from one of the best how to grip from the get go, guaranteeing that your first page leaves the most important people wanting more.

Appearing in this session

Pilar Alessandra

Pilar Alessandra – Script Consultant and Educator

Credits include: The Coffee Break Screenwriter

Pilar's students and clients have written for Lost, Prison Break, Nip Tuck, House of Lies, CSI and Family Guy.
Pilar Alessandra

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