2020 Annual Black List Feature Lab

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The Black List will invite six to eight promising non-professional writers as identified by the Black List to a weeklong, intensive writers workshop in Los Angeles, CA from July 26 - August 1, 2020. All writers involved in the Lab will workshop one feature screenplay through one-on-one sessions with each screenwriting mentor and in peer workshops. The weeklong program will also include attendance at several story-related events including screenings and Q&As with professional screenwriters and dinner with lit agents and managers.

Evaluation Deadline: 2020-05-15
Submission Deadline: 2020-06-14

The Black List will invite six to eight promising non-professional writers as identified by the Black List to a weeklong, intensive writers workshop in Los Angeles, CA from July 26 - August 1, 2020. All writers involved in the Lab will workshop one feature screenplay through one-on-one sessions with each screenwriting mentor and in peer workshops. The weeklong program will also include attendance at several story-related events including screenings and Q&As with professional screenwriters and dinner with lit agents and managers.

2020 Black List / Women In Film Episodic Lab

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The Black List and Women In Film will invite six to eight promising non-professional television writers who identify as women to the Lab. The Lab will begin with a weekend-long intensive on Saturday, October 3, 2020 and then run twice weekly for four weeks beginning on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 and will consist of script development, peer workshopping sessions and Master Classes with established writers and industry executives. Lab participants will have their final pilots read by agencies and networks.

Evaluation Deadline: 2020-06-19
Submission Deadline: 2020-07-19

The Black List and Women In Film will invite six to eight promising non-professional television writers who identify as women to the Lab. The Lab will begin with a weekend-long intensive on Saturday, October 3, 2020 and then run twice weekly for four weeks beginning on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 and will consist of script development, peer workshopping sessions and Master Classes with established writers and industry executives. Lab participants will have their final pilots read by agencies and networks. Writers who are Women In Film members can also submit their script directly to WIF.