Film Independent has announced the 12 screenwriters and film projects selected for its 11th annual Screenwriters Lab sponsored by the Writers Guild of America, West.

The six-week event is underway and runs until September 16, in which time the selected writers will work with Lab instructor Meg LeFauve and mentors and guest speakers such as Nicole Holofcener and Josh Olson.

The 2010 Screenwriters Lab participants are: Tina Mabry, Morgan R Stiff, Leena Pendharkar, Nicolas Citton, Dominika Waclawiak, Topaz Adizes, Chris Mason Johnson, Kate Stayman-London, Ana Lily Amirpour, Trevin Matcek, Robert Jury and Susan Austin.