Pilar Alessandra

Pilar Alessandra is the director of the writing program On the Page® host of the popular On the Page Podcast and author of “The Coffee Break Screenwriter.” Pilar started her career as Senior Story Analyst at DreamWorks and, in 2001, opened the On the Page Writers’ Studio in Los Angeles. Her students and clients are working writers and producers who have written for Homeland, The 100, Dear White People, Grey’s Anatomy, Silicon Valley, The Chi and more. They’ve sold features and pitches to Warner Bros, DreamWorks, Disney and Sony and have won the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship and Austin Screenwriting Competition. An in-demand speaker, she’s taught seminars at Disney Animation, DreamWorks, ABC and the AFM and has been an ongoing instructor for Lena Waithe’s mentorship program. For more information about Pilar, her classes, consultations, book and podcast, go to www.onthepage.tv