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PITCH WORKSHOP: Entry #7

Today's Script Notes Pitch Workshop submission comes from Mary S., who sends in the following logline for her feature project...

"In the feature length romantic comedy, American Breakfast, a bi-cultural young Latino flees an unjust U.S. sentence and clears away the wreckage of his irresponsible past in a quirky coastal Mexican village where he finds love, acceptance and a new life."

So please... post your constructive thoughts! And if you have your own logline or synopsis on which you'd like some feedback, please email me at WDScriptNotes@FWPubs.com... or just post it in the comments section below.

In the mean time, thank you so much for submitting, Mary!

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