Black List Mini-Labs
We are excited to announce that the opt-in is open for our Fall 2015 Black List Screenwriters Mini-Labs:
September 12-13, 215 at the Toronto International Film Festival
October 3-4, 2015 at Columbia College in Chicago, IL
October 17-18, 2015 in San Francisco, CA
November 14-15, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA
Beginning today, writers who meet the criteria detailed on www.blcklst.com can opt their scripts into consideration below.
The Black List will invite four promising non-professional writers to each city's Mini-Lab. Each writer will workshopone screenplay through one-on-one sessions with screenwriting mentors and a peer workshop. Professional mentors will beannounced in the weeks leading up to the Mini-Labs.
The selection process will work like this: ten writers for each city will be invited, based on the strength of theirscripts as evaluated by the Black List screenplay evaluation service, to submit a resume and one-page personal statement.From those personal statements, four writers for each city will be selected by the Mini-Lab screenwriting mentors and theBlack List to participate in the workshops.
TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS
Travel and accommodations will not be provided for Mini-Lab participants with the exception of the Los Angeles Mini-Lab.If you are applying to the Toronto, Chicago or San Francisco Mini-Labs and do not live in the respective metropolitan areas,you will need to cover your own expenses. For the Los Angeles Mini-Lab, travel and accommodations will be provided by the Black List.
* In order for new script evaluations to qualify for the Mini-Lab, they must be purchased by midnight on the Evaluations Deadline.
|Evaluations Deadline||Submission Period ends||Short List Notified||Participants Notified||Mini-Lab Weekend|
|Toronto/TIFF||July 24||August 20||August 21||September 3||September 12-13|
|Chicago/CCC||August 7||September 10||September 11||September 25||October 3-4|
|San Francisco||August 14||September 17||September 18||October 2||October 17-18|
|Los Angeles||September 10||October 8||October 9||October 23||November 14-15|