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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.

logline

(ˈlɒɡˌlaɪn)
n
a synopsis of a script or screenplay
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Ruby deals with a so-called family friend from her church," the logline hints.
The logline of the next season says, "The next installment of True Detective tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks, and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.
The following documents should accompany the DVD of the film to be submitted: logline, summary of the film, lead actor and actress' filmography, director's filmography and background of production.
When space is limited, your plot should be a mere logline, pitch, or teaser.
From logline to pitch meeting, AME takes care of its clients' needs and gives projects a genuine opportunity at their content being bought.
The second workshop will be held between May 2-4, during which participants will expand their logline and underline the scope of experience of the audience`s role.
Entry must also include a film description of 50 words or less, complete production credits, film logline, director's headshot (digital, minimum 200dpi), director's biography, list of previous and planned screenings and five stills from the film (digital, minimum 200dpi).
Using examples from well-known films such as Casablanca, The Big Chill, and Back to the Future, he shows how to use seven basic elements to grab an audience's attention and keep it, how to develop character and plot in new ways by creating backstory, how to add depth by telling both the objective and subjective story, and how to craft a winning logline that will ensure a good pitch.
Please find the official logline in the attached materials.
com/tv/2018/02/06/legion-season-2-premiere-date/) logline for Season 2, Team Summerland, headed by Melanie Bird (Jean Smart), forms an unlikely alliance with their former enemy, Division 3, after David and Oliver Bird (Jemaine Clement) go missing.
The logline for the currently untitled project, which will be released by Amazon Studios, is being kept under wraps, as has been the pattern with most of the filmmaker's movies.
Prior to the reveal, AMC simply wrote in a logline for the new season that Banks' character Mike 'searches for a mysterious adversary who seems to know almost everything about his business.