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The Writers Lab Announces Women Screenwriters For Script Development Retreat!

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Meryl Streep has long advocated the hiring of more women in all aspects of filmmaking and noted that so-called ‘women’s movies’ -when done well – makes a ton of money.

She has also put her money where it counts, funding a script development retreat for The Writers Lab that will give a dozen women screenwriters an intensive three-day opportunity to work up their next scripts.

New York Women in Film & and Television and IRIS, a collective of women filmmakers, today announced the selected screenwriters and named the eight mentors who will work with them (it’s a very impressive list). Follow the jump for more.

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