Open to both female and male writers, the iAWW Screenwriters Lab offers 8 participants the unique experience of developing their female-centric screenplays under the mentorship of acclaimed international film experts. Upon completion, three finalists are offered the opportunity to pitch their projects to leading movie studios. Applications for the 2021 Screenwriters Lab open July 2021.
164 entries, 8 shortlisted participants, and a gruelling 6 months later, iAWW congratulates our 2020 finalists:
1st place: Anil Lakhwani (India, Tumbi)
2nd place: Jessica Sanchez (USA, Silent Walls)
3rd place: Rachel Clinton (Canada, Mothers, Daughters & Mothers).
Natasha Bloom (Canada, What?)
Helen Price (Norway, The Lake)
Alex Duffield (Ireland, The Nail-Maker)
Giovanni Rossi (Italy, Dover)
Lillian Taylor (USA, Bedknobs)