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 Mentors + Participants

The 22nd Annual Screenwriters Lab (April 8-10, 2022), which will be held in an in-person setting for the first time since 2019, will pair rising screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors, and creative-producers for a weekend of one-on-one mentoring sessions. Mollye Asher (NOMADLAND), Peter Hedges (WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE), and Alice Wu (THE HALF OF IT) will […]

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) […]