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Film Independent Screenwriters LabAre you a screenwriter living in Los Angeles? Do you have a finished screenplay that could use feedback from professional screenwriters to get it into top shape? Then you should consider applying to the Film Independent Screenwriting Lab. Fellows in this 5-week program meet twice a week in September and October to get feedback on their scripts from a Lab Mentor, outside advisors and other Fellows. So, if you meet the criteria above, make sure to get your application into Film Independent by May 5, 2014. Check out more details about the fellowship and online application process below. More »

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theOffice 6-month FellowshipAs screenwriters, we all have to find places to write. Some are lucky enough to have an office in their own homes. Many of us find ourselves at the local coffee shop, enjoying the caffeine, avoiding the free wi-fi and ignoring (or absorbing) the chatter. We’ve all picked up a sixth sense for identifying an available power outlet in the most unlikely locations. If you are a new writer living in LA and you are looking for a quiet place designed specifically for writers to write, then you should apply for a free 6-month fellowship from theOffice. Oh, and the application fee? That’s free, too. Learn more about theOffice and get details about the 6-month fellowship below. More »

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tribeca youth fellowshipRemember the days of yore, when you were forced to attend high school with a few thousand knuckleheads, five days a week? In between your Discman and the Gak, what if your youthful imagination had been mentored by film professionals in Big Apple’s film community? If you’re still between the ages of 16-18, it’s not too late! Find out how you can become a youth Tribeca Film Fellow below, the deadline is right around the corner. More »

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Cassian ElwesThe Black List continues to look for ways to add value to its paid hosting service to entice screenwriters to submit their screenplays. This past summer, The Black List established partnerships with Warner Bros. and WGAW. Now they have announced a new fellowship with independent producer Cassian Elwes, who will personally mentor one chosen screenwriter and take that screenwriter to Sundance 2014. More »

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Universal launches Emerging Writers Fellowship Just a few weeks ago, Warner Bros. announced its partnership with The Black List to find emerging, diverse screenwriters and offer them two-step WGA deals. Looks like finding emerging, diverse screenwriters is now emerging as a trend. Universal Pictures has announced its Emerging Writers Fellowship in the hopes of finding talented new screenwriters who don’t currently have access to the industry. Applications for this new fellowship open Sept. 3. For more details about this fellowship, and what qualifies as “diverse”, hit the jump. More »

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Karen Schmeer Film Editing FellowshipFellow editors: do you feel like you sit alone in an editing bay all day long, drinking Mountain Dew, doing all the hard work, while everyone else is gallivanting around with actors at film festivals? Well, consider applying for the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship and you could have a year-long mentorship from an ACE editor, not to mention passes to SXSW, $1000 cold hard cash to spend, and more! The deadline is in September, so get cracking on the requirements below. More »

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The not-for-profit film foundation Cinereach will be awarding four filmmakers each with a $5,000 grant, seven months of mentorship, and other forms of support and exposure. The Reach Film Fellowship is for applicants who are “emerging, early-career filmmakers and have completed at least one short film. Recent film school graduates and self-taught filmmakers with the equivalent experience are excellent candidates.” More »