2023 Screenwriters Lab: Submissions Open

Celebrating its 23rd anniversary in 2023, the HamptonsFilm Screenwriters Lab champions the artistic visions of up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world. Save the dates for the 2023 Screenwriters Lab: April 14-16. Submissions are now open: November 17, 2022: Early Bird Deadline December 8, 2022: Regular Deadline December 22, 2022: Late Deadline January 17, 2023: Extended […]

22nd Annual Screenwriters Lab: Together Again!

For the first time since 2019, our Screenwriters Lab was held in person April 8-10, much to the delight of our talented fellows Farida Zahran, Jimmy Goldblum, Jamil McGinnis and Pat Heywood, our invaluable mentors Mollye Asher, Alice Wu, and Peter Hedges, and all the guests who celebrated with us this weekend. Events kicked off […]

2022 Screenwriters Lab: Submissions

Update 1/15/2022: Submissions are now closed for the 2022 Screenwriters Lab. Celebrating its 22nd anniversary in 2022, the HamptonsFilm Screenwriters Lab champions the artistic visions of up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world. Save the dates for the 2022 Screenwriters Lab: April 8-10. An intimate gathering taking place each spring on Long Island’s East End, the […]

21st Annual Screenwriters Lab a Virtual Success

2021 Screenwriters Lab: April 9-11 The 2021 HamptonsFilm Screenwriters Lab kicked off Friday evening, where participating fellows Charlotte Rabate, Lana Wilson, and Zoë Maltby, and mentors James Ponsoldt, Jesse Andrews, and Sara Colangelo gathered online for a welcoming round of introductions. This led into a virtual happy hour that had a number of past participants […]

Now Showing: Recommendations from the Screenwriters Lab

For over two decades, the HamptonsFilm Screenwriters Lab has championed the artistic visions of up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world. In honor of our 21st Lab this weekend, we created a watchlist of films that have roots in the Lab. Click the titles to watch now! SHORT TERM 12 by Destin Daniel Cretton (2011 Lab) […]