• La'Chris Jordan

The BIPOC Writers Fellowship Finalists Announced


(Los Angeles, CA) March 18, 2021 - The Writers Room 5050 in partnership with Level 4 Press has announced the finalists for its 12-week adaptation BIPOC Writers Fellowship: Adapting Books for the Screen. The Writers Room 5050 and Level 4 Press are working with top executives, writers, representatives and guest speakers to provide mentorship, feedback, and firsthand industry knowledge, including representatives from Anthony Hemingway Productions, CAA, NBC/Universal, among others.

The fellowship will focus on adapting a book into a screenplay, the release of fictional feature films for theatrical, streaming, and television movies-of-the-week (MOWs). In the process, BIPOC writers will learn the highest industry standards for developing, writing, financing and producing an adapted feature film project. The Level 4 Press catalog and vast IP library, spanning various genres, is providing the books to be adapted for the screen. Each fellow will adapt one Level 4 Press book of their choosing into a feature film screenplay.

Finalists:


Veialu Aila-Unsworth

Nti Aning

Shawna Baca

Sean Cardinalli

Diana Densmore

Jade Jenise Dixon

Ajani Jackson

La'Chris Jordan

Gregory Lemmons

Andrew Liou

Regina Louise

Patrice Williams Marks

Ronald McCants

Allamaprabhu Pattanashetty

Diana Romero

Yvette Sams

Camika Spencer

Rodney Wilkins


More details can be found at: https://www.writersroom5050.com/fellowship-details

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