Best applicants at the screenwriting organization's site will be invited to studio's feature writing program
The script landed on the Black List in 2010
Hickman will travel to the festival as the first Cassian Elwes Independent Screenwriting Fellow
There are two movies about the making of "Jaws"
Filmmakers and executives question the standard studio excuse that black films don't work. They do -- just look at 'Best Man Holiday'
Elwes, a unique force in the independent film world, also will mentor the writer.
The writers of "Legally Blonde" and "The Hunger Games" will mentor them for a week
Six writers will take part in an all-expenses paid workshop with four screenwriting mentors
WGAW members will gain access and discounts on the script-hosting web site, which will link to the guild's registry
If screenwriters upload their scripts to the Black List, they may be able to apply to the Sundance Institute's Screenwriters Lab for free
Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman's "Draft Day" topped the list
Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks optioned one of the scripts, while another comes from Joss Whedon's brother Zack
Writers Guild East members will receive a 20% discount on Black List subscriptions and the union will get its word out to emerging writers
For $50, Black List users can get feedback on scripts.
Black List founder Franklin Leonard joined the Sony-based production company almost two years ago
World War II drama "The Iimitation Game" will now search for a new home
Penn may direct "Crazy for the Storm" with a script by Will Fetters
The upstart agency, along with Paradigm, has more scripts on the list than one-time powerhouse ICM and the long-established Gersh and APA
Franklin Leonard's annual list of best unproduced screenplays includes 73 scripts
Jim Henson biopic, Sorkin's "Social Network" top ranking of scripts Hollywood likes best