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MAVERICK TRIBUTE

JULY 20th, 4 PM - 5:30 PM
TIFF Lightbox, Cinema 4

 

General Admission, $22
VIP & All Access Pass Holders (Free)
 

Join us for a screenwriters masterclass with
the co-producers of The Writers Lab (NYC),
Elizabeth Kaiden and Nitza Wilson

THE FEMALE EYE BEST IN THE BIZ MAVERICK TRIBUTE & AWARD

HONORARY MAVERICKS 

The Writers Lab CO-PRODUCERS,

ELIZABETH KAIDEN AND NITZA WILON

Supported by Ontario Creates

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Join us for an intimate conversation with

Elizabeth Kaiden & Nitza Wilon, Co-founders of The Writers Lab (NYC) for women and nonbinary screenwriters, age 40+. 

 

Facilitated by Leslie-Ann Coles, FeFF Founder, Artistic and Executive Director.

The Female Eye Best in the Biz Honorary Maverick Tribute and Award exemplifies innovation, creativity and perseverance in the film and television industry. This year, it is given in recognition of two women who have blazed a unique and enduring trail in their own careers and in support of women through the The Writers Lab, the only program in the world devoted exclusively to script and career development for women and non binary writers over the age of 40. The Writers Lab is currently celebrating its 10th edition. We are delighted to present Elizabeth and Nitza with their Honorary Maverick Award!

 

The Writers Lab is the New York based, not-for-profit contest and incubator, supported by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman.

ABOUT
THE WRITERS LAB

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The Female Eye Best in the Biz Honorary Maverick Tribute and Award exemplifies innovation, creativity and perseverance in the film and television industry. This year, it is given in recognition of two women who have blazed a unique and enduring trail in their own careers and in support of women through the The Writers Lab, the only program in the world devoted exclusively to script and career development for women and non binary writers over the age of 40. The Writers Lab is currently celebrating its 10th edition. We are delighted to present Elizabeth and Nitza with their Honorary Maverick Award!

 

The Writers Lab is the New York based, not-for-profit contest and incubator, supported by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman.

Elizabeth Kaiden

Elizabeth Kaiden is The Writers Lab contest and organization operations manager. She served as Head of Development at Tangerine Entertainment, mentored for Stowe Story Labs, was a prolific theater and film critic, and is a graduate of Princeton and the Yale School of Drama. 

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Nitza Wilon

Nitza Wilon leads communications, retreat design, and community programming. Her advocacy for women screenwriters originated in her years as an actor, journalist, & magazine and book editor. She earned her BA from the Annenberg School at UPenn.

COMING SOON!

THE WRITERS LAB CANADA

(Dec. 2024)

Submissions are now open for the inaugural TWL Canada, an in-person script development intensive taking place Dec. 2024, produced by the Firecracker Department and the Female Eye Film Festival.

 

*For more information click below*

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