FilmNorth announces the return of the FilmNorth Screenwriting Residency, created to support Minnesota screenwriters, with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Ten finalists will receive guided mentorships and classes to refine and improve their work; one winner will receive a staged reading and a $10,000 grant to continue developing the winning screenplay, and will receive support from FilmNorth in fostering connections with industry advisors and production companies.

The deadline for applying is September 18th. There is also an early-bird deadline of August 11th (with a reduced application fee). Read all the APPLICATION GUIDELINES here