Elevating Women Screenwriters
Over 40

  • Women + Experience =
  • Complexity
  • Tenderness
  • Hilarity
  • Wrath
  • Subtlety
  • Inspiration
  • Elegance
  • Drive
  • Compassion
  • Change


The Writers Lab Canada

December 2024

presented by
Firecracker Department & Female Eye Film Festival

  • The Writers Lab provides practical tools and spirited encouragement for the work of screenwriters whose point of view, fruit of their age and gender, has been consistently undervalued in the marketplace.
    Meryl Streep
  • The more women’s stories we see, the more women are empowered.
    Nicole Kidman

Our supporters

The Writers Lab is made possible through the generosity of individuals and organizations committed to the art of screenwriting.

Meryl Streep
Nicole Kidman
Oprah Winfrey
The Cornelia T Bailey Foundation
Dirty Films
Lynch Hall Charitable Foundation
The Meg & Alex Weidner Family Foundation

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Support brave, visionary storytellers