Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab for Women

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

During a Sunday panel at the Tribeca Film Festival, it was announced that Meryl Streep has funded a screenwriting lab for women over 40, which will be run by New York Women in Film and Television. As reported by Variety, the lab will accept submissions this year from May 1 to June 1, with eight winning entries announced August 1.