Exclusive: The pursuit of loveOf Emily Mortimer and Rock Co-author Claire Wilson is a guest consultant on The Writers Lab UK and Ireland’s second script development program for women over 40 and non-binary screenwriters.
Farhana Bhula, Senior Film Commissioning Executive of Film 4 Top boy Producer As I entered the second year of the Curzon CM Development Fund Lab, Ivan Isimeme Ibazebo was also announced for programming.
Film and TV scripts will be eligible for the lab to watch Twelve authors from across the UK and Ireland will be selected for the six-month program, during which they will work on one-on-one and group sessions with screen industry leaders to develop their scripts and their craft, enter the market. Create the tools to achieve a sustainable career path.
Created by Curzon, an independent film distributor, runs the েল 1.2M ($ 1.5M) Film Development Fund from Curzon’s London office, led by Cineart of Benelux Region and Madman Entertainment of Australia, and is headed by Christian Brody, Head of Development. It focuses on director-led scripts.
The submission deadline has been extended to June 1 and the program will run through September 2022-February 2023. Applicants can read more. Here.
Indie producers led by Dirty Films, Kate Blanchett, Andrew Upton, Coco Francini and Georgie, in support of Dirty Films, Julia Berg and Ruth Spencer of Untamed Stories, again with Elizabeth Kayden, founder of The Writers Lab, and Nitza Wilde. Pim
The lab was created in conjunction with Bird’s Eye View, Respondent Producer Dancing Lage Productions, Curzon CM Development Fund, Screen Scotland, Fish Irene / Screen Ireland, Northern Ireland Screen, Film Simru Wales and BFI Network National Lottery Funding.
The US program, produced by film and television co-founders Kyden and Villain and New York Women, is supported by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman.