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2021 Cannes Writers Residency (CannesFilms Unlimited)

The Black List is excited to partner with Canal+, Vivendi, the Festival de Cannes, the UniversitĂ© CĂ´te d'Azur and the City of Cannes to bring you the 2021 CannesFilms Unlimited Writers Residency. Participants will develop an original European film or TV series, in English, during a three-week immersive residential program in Cannes and also attend the 2021 Festival de Cannes. 
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2021 Cassian Elwes Independent Screenwriting Fellowship at the Sundance Film Festival

The Cassian Elwes Independent Screenwriting Fellowship is an annual program designed to encourage and identify new talent in the field of independent cinema by awarding two screenwriters each year with an all-expenses paid trip to the Sundance Film Festival and an opportunity to meet with producer Cassian Elwes (MUDBOUND, LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB). Each year, The Black List will choose ten screenplays imbued with an independent spirit by unrepresented screenwriters, which will be sent on to Mr. Elwes for his consideration. The short list will be determined in late November and the Fellowship recipient will be selected by Mr. Elwes by calendar year's end.
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The 2020 Muslim List

Muslim screenwriters and/or screenwriting teams including at least one Muslim writer are invited to submit their feature or pilot scripts for consideration in the Muslim List during the fall of 2020. Submissions (via blcklst.com) will close on December 4, 2020. 


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The Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting

The Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting is a one-year fellowship that is awarded to an emerging screenwriter who intends to pursue a career in screenwriting. Entrants must be no older than 25 years of age on December 31, 2020 in order to be considered for this opportunity.