Selected Screenplay Reading: ‘Theory of Colors’

On Tuesday, February 6, in lower Manhattan, HamptonsFilm presented a screenplay reading of selected scenes from our 2023 Melissa Mathison recipient Shehrezad Maher’s Theory of Colors. Thank you to the fantastic cast (see below), to Stephanie Klapper for casting them, and to all who joined us! We look forward to our 24th Annual Screenwriters Lab, […]

Recap: 2023 Screenwriters Lab

Our 23rd Annual Screenwriters Lab took place over the weekend, where we were thrilled to welcome our talented fellows Jason Fitzroy Jeffers, Keisha Rae Witherspoon, Shehrezad Maher, and Tyler Riggs, our invaluable mentors David Hinojosa, Ekwa Msangi, and Samuel D. Hunter, and all the guests who celebrated with us this weekend. David Nugent, David Hinojosa, […]

2023 Screenwriters Lab Mentors + Participants

The 22nd Annual Screenwriters Lab (April 14-16, 2023), paired rising screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors, and creative-producers for a weekend of one-on-one mentoring sessions. David Hinojosa (BODIES, BODIES, BODIES; PAST LIVES), Ekwa Msangi (FAREWELL AMOR), and Samuel D. Hunter (THE WHALE) mentored emerging screenwriters. The three screenplays selected for 2023: Theory of Colors, by Shehrezad […]