The inaugural Blacklist Screenwriters Lab has announced its first half-dozen fellows who will work with mentors Brian Koppelman, Jenny Lumet, Billy Ray, Kiwi Smith and Scott Myers. Jan Arnold, Minhal Baig, Robin D. Fox, Gia Gordon, Nick Malik and Casey Scharf will spend the week of September 30-October 5 at the lab in Las Vegas. Here’s the release:
Hosted by Tony Hsieh’s Las Vegas Downtown Project, the Lab will consist of a week-long intensive workshop with mentors Brian Koppelman, Jenny Lumet, Scott Myers, Billy Ray, and Kiwi Smith focused on elevating the writers’ best sample as identified by the Black List website and preparing each writer for the realities of life in the professional trade.
The inaugural Black List Lab fellows and their projects are as follows: