Film Independent has chosen seven fellows for its annual DirectorsLab, which will begin its seven-week run on Mar 7.

The fellows and their projects are: Jennifer Arnold (Speedway), Thomas Dean Donnelly (Bridge AndTunnel), Tamar Halpern (EzzyFish), Michael Lew (JunkyardOf Dreams), FabianMarquez (Coyote Sleeps),Minh Nguyen-Vo (Point Of Reference), Scott Prendergast (Kabluey), and Kia Simon (Alice).

Greg Harrison, who directed November and Groove, will serve as lab instructor andoversee the course.

Guest speakersinclude Robert Towne whose upcoming romance Ask The Dust stars Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek, BrokebackMountain cinematographerRodrigo Prieto, casting director Meg Morman, directing and acting coach JoanScheckel, and directors Ian Gamazon and Neill dela Llana.