Moonstone International has announced the participants forits ninth Filmmakers' Lab, to be held in Wexford, Ireland, from January26-February 10.

The participatingdirectors are selected from applicants across Europe who areworking on feature films for an international audience. This year's directorsand films are: Terry McMahon's DancehallBitch (Ireland), Ian Power's Who's Next (Ireland), Tinge Krishnan's Little Sisters (Scotland), Christine Parker's Firebird (England), Sean Spencer's Magic Hour (England), James Watkins' Present Tense (England), Ann Chakraverty'sFractal (France), and Maria Essen's Changing Directions (Sweden).

The lab will also include a programme for composers, whichwill be supported by FAS Screen Training Ireland, IMRO, and the Arts Council/AnChomhairle Ealaion.

Moonstone noted that training body Skillsetis supporting the lab for the first time, along with sponsors Scottish Screenand the Northern Ireland Film & Television Commission. Moonstone runs twoscreenwriting labs each year in addition to this directors' lab.