TORONTO, July 22, 2022 – Open Screenplay is proud to join forces again with the M Film Lab to launch their fall 2022 program: Amplifying Latinx Stories. This is a free-to-join screenwriting workshop and mentorship opportunity for Latinx screenwriters to work with a team of acclaimed mentors and industry professionals to hone their skills and prepare for a career in film and television writing.
Mentors attached to this program include an array of acclaimed Latino and Latina screenwriters, filmmakers, producers and educators including: Santiago Paladines, Gareth-Dunnet-Alcocer, Arturo Muyshondt, Bianca Gonzalez, Felicia Hilario, and Maggy Torres-Rodriguez.
Mr. Mohanad Malas, founder of The M Film Lab said, he lab aspires to provide an ecosystem for filmmakers to create authentic stories and diverse characters and to produce work that is creative, compelling, and with a strong social message. We recognize that despite recent progress on screen, the industry is still far from proportionate and fair representation of Latinx writers and directors. That’s why for our Fall 2022 program we are focused on creating opportunities for Latinx storytellers, and will hopefully launch the careers of 6 talented writers
The M Film Lab utilizes Open Screenplay’s online platform, advanced screenwriting and collaboration tools, to facilitate the efficient hosting of workshops that reach more aspiring storytellers.
Commenting on the importance of this initiative, Open Screenplay Founder & CEO, Khaled Sabawi said,
Most screenwriting labs offer valuable screenwriting theory, but don’t include the production of a completed screenplay. By utilizing Open Screenplay to host and manage the lab, resources are freed up which can be allocated toward production, thereby increasing the impact, enhancing the experience for the participants, and attracting a very high caliber of applicants. We applaud the M Film Lab, and its founder Mr. Malas, for having the vision to employ our technology for such a worthwhile initiative
Applications for the M Film Lab fall 2022 program can be submitted at www.openscreenplay.com/mfilmlab.com
Open Screenplay, a free, first-of-its-kind online platform that enables businesses to generate authentic and diverse stories from their audience while providing access to writers struggling to break into the business by helping them create better stories through the platform’s proven story-writing process and tools. Open Screenplay is creating a global community, where members have the option to collaborate with writers around the world. Visit us at www.openscreenplay.com
Press Contact: Khaled Sabawi, Founder & CEO