Meryl Streep funding lab for female screenwriters over 40


Meryl Streep is funding a screenwriting lab for female screenwriters over the age of 40. This lab will be run by New York Women in Film and Television.

The program aims to increase opportunities for older female screenwriters. This year they will accept submissions May 1 - June 1. And eight winners will be announced on August 1. These winners will gather for an intensive workshop in upstate New York from September 18-20, 2015.

Some of the mentors involved in this program are writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Beyond the Lights), producer Caroline Kaplan (Boyhood), and writer Kirsten Smith (Legally Blonde) and Jessica Bendinger (Bring It On).

source: variety, NYWIFT website
any writers here?
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