Hollywood Reporter x Get Lit

February 2, 2022

The Hollywood Reporter recently published an article about Get Lit’s new partnership with the Writer’s Guild Foundation for our Poetic Screenwriters Lab, which will pair youth poets with mentors in the industry.


WRITERS GUILD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES YOUTH SCREENWRITING PROGRAM WITH SPOKEN WORD NONPROFIT GET LIT

BY DEGEN PENER


For the last 16 years, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit Get Lit – Words Ignite has engaged and energized thousands of students around the country and even internationally with its spoken-word in-school programs. Now it’s announced a partnership with the Writers Guild Foundation and Final Draft to provide a path into Hollywood for some of those students every year, creating a two-year youth writing program, the Poetic Screenwriters Lab.


“The Writers Guild Foundation is proud to support rising voices in the industry by partnering with like-minded nonprofits such as Get Lit,” said Writers Guild Foundation executive director Katie Buckland in a statement. “The Poetic Screenwriters Lab is an impressive intersection between learning the fundamentals of craft and the business of writing for the screen.”


To read the full article, click here!