Film Independent announces Lab selections

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.

More Film

  • 'Incident in a Ghostland' Review

    Film Review: 'Incident in a Ghostland'

    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 […]

  • Scoot McNairy'Batman v Superman: Dawn of

    Film News Roundup: Scoot McNairy Joins Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

    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 […]

  • Gretchen Carlson

    Gretchen Carlson on How Her Roger Ailes Lawsuit Affected the Cosby Case

    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 […]

  • 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' Tracks

    'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' on Track for $40 Million-Plus Opening

    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 […]

  • Actor Johnny Depp poses for photographers

    Johnny Depp: Rolling Stone Profile Latest Sign Actor Is PR Liability

    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 […]

  • Film review: Budapest Noir

    Film Review: 'Budapest Noir'

    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 […]

  • Johnny Depp

    The Most Shocking Revelations From Johnny Depp's Rolling Stone Interview

    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 […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content