School of Media Studies

APPLY NOW: The Athena Film Festival Writers Lab!

Submissions EXTENDED for The Writers Lab!

The Writers Lab is a three-day creative development workshop for emerging women and non-binary writers, providing storytellers with creative guidance, training, industry access, and a valuable, supportive network. These two labs support both feature film screenwriters and television writers. Submissions for our Virtual Lab will close at 11:59 PST on Monday, September 12!

The Virtual Lab will take place November 16-18, 2022

The In-Person Lab will take place March 2-3, 2023

Applicants must submit a project that includes a woman or women characters in a leadership role or position at the center of the story. Eligible writers have not had a television script or feature-length screenplay produced within the past 10 years. The labs are held in partnership with the Stephens College MFA in TV and Screenwriting.

As a friend of Athena we are happy to provide you and your community with a $10 off discount code for each lab, when submitting use these codes:

For Screen – FOAFF10

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