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log line

n.
1. Nautical The line by which the log is trailed from a ship to determine its speed.
2. or log·line (lôg′līn′, lŏg′-) A very brief synopsis of the plot of a proposed program or movie as presented in a pitch to persuade others to produce the project.
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Noun1.log line - a knotted cord that runs out from a reel to a piece of wood that is attached to itlog line - a knotted cord that runs out from a reel to a piece of wood that is attached to it
cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
log - measuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water
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With six months of training ahead of them and in most cases, no formal prior training in screenwriting, these selected budding writers have the formidable task of going from a log line to creating a first draft of a screenplay.
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It's very important to develop a log line first, which describes the script in one sentence.
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A tag or log line should tell what the play's about.
Schwartz (screenwriting, Loyola Marymount University) offers a screenwriting manual written in the form of a feature-length screenplay (plus a log line, a synopsis, character profiles, a beat outline, and treatment).
As well as the screenplay itself, Schwartz includes an instructive foreword explaining how to get the most out of the screenplay, the log line, the synopsis, character bios, the treatment, and 'The Pitch".