The New York Stage and Film Filmmakers' Workshop features a tailored, process-oriented approach that mirrors our celebrated development of plays and musicals, and is one of only a handful of programs in the country to provide the immediate and necessary steps in the development of the filmmaker.
Its main feature is a Summer Residency at Vassar College during the annual Powerhouse Season, during which early-career screenwriters and TV writers engage in one-on-one feedback sessions with professional mentors, panel discussions, screenings, developmental readings, and production discussions all designed to bring each script and project closer to completion. We reconvene the group six months later in New York City for follow-up mentor sessions, master classes, and industry networking. 


The 2019 Filmmakers' Workshop will be in residence during the summer Powerhouse Season for one week starting July 8th, 2019.

Director: Marin Gazzaniga


Applications for the Summer 2019 Workshop are now closed. Applicants will be notified by May 10th.


Kevin Bacon, Anthony Bregman, Miranda DePencier, Peter Gallagher, Tony Goldwyn, Peter Hedges, Zach Helm, Michael Hoffman, Keith Huff, Richard LaGravenese, Susan Landau, Michael London, Julianna Margulies, Bill Migliore, Rob Morrow, Stephen Nathan, Michael Nozik. Ken Olin, Marc Platt, Frank Pugliese, Jose Rivera, Cherie Rodgers, Rena Ronson, Per Saari, Alex Saks, Nancy Savoca, Kyra Sedgwick, John Patrick Shanley, John Slattery, Daniel Steinman, Jon Tenney, Nia Vardalos


Marilyn Agrelo, Josh Astrachan, Keith Bunin, Anne Carey, Thomas Carter, Miranda de Pencier, Geoffrey Gilmore, Billy Goldberg, Bingo Gubelmann, Zach Helm, Michael Hoffman, Kim Jose, Richard LaGravenese, Mia Mask, Paula Mazur, Lillah McCarthy, Bec Miller, Rob Morrow, Michael Nozik, Ken Olin, Frank Pugliese, Josh Radnor, Kyra Sedgwick, John Patrick Shanley, Charlie Stratton, Bryan Unkeless, Suzanne Weinert, Jennifer Westfeldt, Matt Williams, Stu Zicherman

New York Stage and Film

PO Box 1333

New York, NY 10018

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