stowe story labs

[Originally posted 11/5/19, Updated 4/2/20]

SAGindie is excited for our continuing partnership with the Stowe Story Labs in offering a unique opportunity to a filmmaker of color. Submissions are now being accepted for the fourth annual SAGindie Fellowship!

The SAGindie Fellowship covers fees to send a creative producer, director, or screenwriter from a diverse background to the Stowe Narrative Lab, taking place June 6 – 9, 2020, in Stowe, Vermont. Lab attendees are paired with industry mentors to work on their craft and gain insight into production, financing, distribution, and more.

Previous SAGindie Fellows include Shilpa Sunthankar, Esra Saydam, and Selena Mars.

UPDATE: 2020 SAGindie Fellowship Finalists have been announced!

  • Amen Igbinosun (Los Angeles, CA), Queen Mother
  • La’Chris Jordan (Los Angeles, CA), Roses in the Water
  • Zorinah Juan (Brooklyn, NY), The Threat of Joy
  • Jennifer Kim (Pasadena, CA), Boba Rules
  • Vinny Lopez (Brooklyn, NY), The Great Leader
  • Shruti Saran (Austin, TX), Finding Satoshi
  • Josalynn Smith (Brooklyn, NY), Ride Or Die
  • Masum Momaya (Gilberts, IL), The Stylist
  • Craig T. Williams (New York, NY), How Ya Like Me Now

Congrats to this year’s finalists!

If you have any questions about the Stowe Story Labs, reach out at or visit their website at


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