Many of you will be required to write coverage during your internship in Los Angeles as well as for some of your classes. Writing coverage, especially writing good log-lines is considered an important skill to have in the entertainment industry. It’s only after reading the log‐line that an executive or an agent will decide whether or not he/she will read further….thus helping to sell or bury the screenplay. It can also help you learn how to pitch your own ideas quickly.
Provided below is a coverage sample and an article on how to write coverage with some great tips. To practice, there is a site called http://www.simplyscripts.com where you can find major movie scripts including the WGA 101 Greatest Scripts – posted free in pdf format.