Deadline: October 4, 2024



Women Write Now: A Comedic Screenwriting Fellowship for Black Women

Deadline: August 5, 2021

We’re excited partnering with LOL Studios to announce the launch of Women Write Now, an immersive program designed to champion Black women comedy writers. Apply online by August 5 with a short comedic film script for a chance to be considered — the winners will be chosen to participate in an eight-week fellowship and have their produced short screen at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.

No updates as of October 2023. Using past info to predict new submission date.

Comments from NMI Staff:

The Sandbox Fund offers grants, engagement events, and other opportunities for independent artists seeking to explore the intrinsic link between science and culture through innovative storytelling. The program is administered by the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund in collaboration with Sandbox Films, a documentary studio that illuminates the art and beauty of scientific inquiry.

As of February 2023, no updates have been made since 2021.

CONTACT NAME: Sundance Institute
CONTACT PHONE: 310.360.1981
        Sundance Theatre Lab – Women Write Now
        Sundance Institute
        8530 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor
        Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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