12 screenwriters chosen for August event

Film Independent has announced the 12 screenwriters and film projects selected for its 11th annual Screenwriters Lab beginning Aug 12.

Through a mix of classes, workshops, and mentorship from industry professionals, the 6-week program helps nurture participant projects to the next stage of production. After completing the WGA-sponsored course, graduates become Film Independent Fellows, allowing them access to FI’s educational offerings, its on-staff filmmaker advisor and the LA Film Fest.

Projects selected for the program are “County Line,” “Dandekar Finds Home,” “Hey, Hey Johnny,” “In From the Cold,” “Look for the Light,” “Skirt,” “The Stones,” “Things We’ve Made,” “Working Man” and “Xanadu.”

Previous selections have gone on to play at Tribeca, Outfest and the LA Film Fest.

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