HIFF Hosts 14th Annual Screenwriters’ Lab In East Hampton


The Hamptons International Film Festival held its 14th annual Screenwriters’ Lab last weekend at c/o The Maidstone Hotel in East Hampton, pairing up-and-coming screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors and producers for one-on-one mentoring sessions.

This year’s mentors included writer Alexander Dinelaris, a recent Academy Award winner for “Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance);” Nicole Perlman, co-writer of 2014’s Academy Award-nominated “Guardians of the Galaxy;” Evan Hayes, president of production at Parkes/MacDonald Productions and Image Nation; and Helen Schulman, author and co-screenwriter of “P.S.”

The four selected screenplays were “Jane” by Kendell Kline; “European Zero” by Jared Goodman; “And Breathe Normally” by Ísold Uggadóttir; and “The Gloaming” by Philip Aceto.

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