Film Independent has announced the 10 projects and fellows in the annual Screenwriters Lab, which runs in Los Angeles from Jul 30-Sept 12.

Jeff Kleeman will teach the Lab, which is sponsored by the Writers Guild of America, West. Guest speakers include The Good Shepherd writer Eric Roth and The Dead Girl writer-director Karen Moncrieff.

The 10 projects and their writers are: Nicole Jefferson (Becoming Betty Davis); Mike Miller (Cleave); Suzi Yoonessi (Dear Lemon Lima); Tony Mosher and Mitch Larson (Down The Dirt Road); Drew Pillsbury (Kiss Don't Tell); Gretchen Somerfeld (Miami Purity); Garret Williams (Mudpuppy); Jessica Sanders (My Daily Routine); Cheryl Guerriero (Palmer); and Abigail Severance and Mo Perkins (The Summer We Drowned).

Past Screenwriters Lab participants include Beth Schacter, whose debut feature Normal Adolescent Behavior premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival; guest speaker Scott Prendergast, whose debut feature Kabluey premiered at the 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival; and Scott Coffey, who wrote and directed Ellie Parker.

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