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    Black List Launches Lab For Women TV Writers

    Welcome to the club. Male screenwriters outnumber their female colleagues two to one, so the screenwriting database is partnering with Women in Film to host an eight-week, eight-member workshop to nurture women writers. After the classes, run by industry executives and established scriptwriters, the polished works will be posted on the Black List site, a showcase for Hollywood’s best unmade screenplays. CEO Franklin Leonard says the lack of female representation in Hollywood has been “unconscionable” and hopes the workshop will launch an array of female-driven shows this pilot season.

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