Elevating Women Screenwriters
Over 40

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

Submissions are CLOSED.

  • 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
    Actor
  • The more women’s stories we see, the more women are empowered.
    Nicole Kidman
    Actor

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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