2015 Press Breaks:

ADWEEK – April 20, 2015 – Meryl Streep funds workshop for women screenwriters over 40

http://theweek.com/speedreads/550563/meryl-streep-funds-workshop-women-screenwriters-over-40


ARTS JOURNAL — April 19, 2015 3:29 pm – PEOPLE — Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab For Women Over 40

https://www.artsjournal.com/2015/04/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-for-women-over-40.html


AOL ENTERTAINMENT NEWS [VIDEO SEGMENT] — VIDEO|BY Cover Video — Meryl Streep Starts Screenwriting Programme for Older Women

http://on.aol.com/video/meryl-streep-starts-screenwriting-programme-for-older-women-518777132


A.V. CLUB — Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya — Apr 20, 2015 2:47 PM — Meryl Streep funds screenwriting lab for women over 40

http://www.avclub.com/article/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-women-over-40-218279


BBC – APRIL 21 – ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS — Meryl Streep boost for women screenwriters

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-32393614


/BENTINDIEWIRE — J.D. Borden — April 19, 2015 — Bow Down To Meryl Streep: Actress Funds Screenwriting Lab For Women Over 40

http://blogs.indiewire.com/bent/bow-down-to-meryl-streep-actress-funds-screenwriting-lab-for-women-over-40-20150420


BELIEFNET — Nell Minow – April 24 – Meryl Streep Supports Women Screenwriters

http://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/moviemom/2015/04/meryl-streep-supports-women-screenwriters.html


BROADWAY WORLD – Movies News Desk – April 20 — Meryl Streep Funds NYWIFT’s Screenwriters Lab for Women Writers

http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmovies/article/Meryl-Streep-Funds-Screenwriters-Lab-for-Women-Writers-20150420


BUST — APR 22, 2015 — PRINCESS WEEKES IN TV — Meryl Streep Just Started A Screenwriting Lab For Hollywood Lepers (Women Over 40)

http://bust.com/meryl-streep-just-started-a-screenwriting-lab-for-hollywood-lepers-women-over-40.html


BUSTLE – April 19, 2015 — Meryl Streep Funds A Screenwriting Lab For Women, But She Isn’t The Only Celeb Who Supports Budding Filmmakers

http://www.bustle.com/articles/77394-meryl-streep-funds-a-screenwriting-lab-for-women-but-she-isnt-the-only-celeb-who-supports


THE CELEBRITY CAFÉ — Will Ashton — April 19, 2015 — Meryl Streep funds screenwriting lab for women over 40

http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/2015/04/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-women-over-40


DEADLINE —  Ross A. Lincoln — April 19, 2015 3:29pm — Meryl Streep, NYWIFT Launch Program For Female Screenwriters Over 40

http://deadline.com/2015/04/meryl-streep-nywift-establish-writers-lab-for-women-over-40-1201412648/


THE DISSOLVE — Charles Bramesco –APRIL 20, 2015 – NEWSREEL — Meryl Streep funds screenwriting workshop for women over 40

https://thedissolve.com/news/5446-meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-workshop-for-wome/


ELLE — MEGAN FRIEDMAN – APR 20, 2015 @ 10:35 AM — MERYL STREEP IS SPONSORING A SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN

http://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/news/a27901/meryl-streep-writers-lab-women-hollywood/


ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY — April 20 2015 — 8:30 AM EDT – Movies — Meryl Streep funds new screenwriting lab for women over 40

http://www.ew.com/article/2015/04/20/meryl-streep-women-over-40-screenwriting


FILMMAKER MAGAZINE — Sarah Salovaara — Apr 27 — Filmmaking, Screenwriting — “We’re A Lost Generation That’s Still Alive”: NYWIFT and IRIS Directors on The Writers Lab”

http://filmmakermagazine.com/93990-were-a-lost-generation-thats-still-alive-nywift-and-iris-directors-on-the-writers-lab/#.VT6D461VhBc


FAST COMPANY – KC IFEANYI – Upcoming Article – Feature story to include interview with Terry Lawler on the scope of The Writers Lab

[story to be posted week of May 11, 2015]

FILM SCHOOL REJECTS – NEWS — Scott Beggs — April 20, 2015 — If You’re a Female Screenwriter Over 40, Meryl Streep Wants to Help Develop Your Talent

http://filmschoolrejects.com/news/female-screenwriter-over-40-meryl-streep-writers-lab-workshop.php#bmwrA6Q0Cb1RvLGH.99


FLAVORWIRE — Moze Halperin on Apr 20, 2015 2:18pm — Meryl Streep Is Combatting Hollywood Misogyny With Writers Lab for Women Over 40

http://flavorwire.com/newswire/meryl-streep-is-combatting-hollywood-misogyny-with-writers-lab-for-women-over-40


FORBES — Kathy Caprino — APR 23, 2015 @ 8:29 AM — Meryl Streep Supports A Groundbreaking New Screenwriters Lab For Women Over 40 [FEATURES INTERVIEW W/TERRY LAWLER]

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2015/04/23/meryl-streep-supports-a-groundbreaking-new-screenwriters-lab-for-women-over-40/


FUSION — Danielle Henderson – April 20, 2015 — REGULATORS, MOUNT UP!

Meryl Streep isn’t waiting around for Hollywood inequality to fix itself

http://fusion.net/story/123013/meryl-streep-isnt-waiting-around-for-hollywood-inequality-to-fix-itself/


GIRL TALK HQ — April 24, 2015 — ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA — “Meryl Streep & Lena Dunham Are Doing For Women In Film What Hollywood Will Not”

http://girltalkhq.com/meryl-streep-lena-dunham-are-doing-for-women-in-film-what-hollywood-will-not/


GOOD MAGAZINE — Rafi Schwartz – April 21 @ 9:10am – Culture — There Aren’t Enough Female Screenwriters In Hollywood, And Meryl Streep Is Doing Something To Fix That

http://magazine.good.is/articles/write-on-meryl


THE GUARDIAN – April 20, 2015 — Meryl Streep funds screenwriting initiative for women over 40

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/apr/20/meryl-streep-screenwriting-initiative-women-over-40-writers-lab


THE HUFFINGTON POST — Yagana Shah – April 22, 2015 12:07 pm — Meryl Streep’s Awesome Move To Fight Ageism In Hollywood

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/22/meryl-streep-screenwriting-lab_n_7117498.html


THE HUFFINGTON POST [Mention] – Lauren Duca – April 27 – “It’s Time For Hollywood Ageism To Die, And Change Needs To Come From The Top”  [Includes Terry Lawler quote]

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/27/time-for-hollywood-ageism-to-die_n_7131334.html


HUFFINGTON POST LIVE – APRIL 21 @ 2:04 PM — Women Making News: NFL, Religion & Screenwriters

http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/women-make-news-darren-sharper-religion-healthcare-nuns-chess-meryl-streep/5524165dfe34448bab0000c1


HITFIX — Louis Virtel — TUESDAY, APR 21, 2015 5:55 PM — StreamFix: Movie classics written by women over 40

http://www.hitfix.com/news/streamfix-movie-classics-written-by-women-over-40


IN STYLE – Jonathan Borge — APRIL 20, 2015 @ 3:12 PM — Meryl Streep Tackles Hollywood Shortcomings by Funding Lab for Women Screenwriters Over 40

http://news.instyle.com/2015/04/20/meryl-streep-funds-lab-women-screenwriters-over-40/


INSIDE PHILANTHROPY — Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 03:11PM — Paul M.J. Suchecki — Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab for Women Over 40

http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/film/2015/4/21/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-for-women-over-40.html


JEZEBEL – Monday, April 20, 2015 — The God Meryl Streep Funds New Screenwriting Lab for Women Over 40

http://jezebel.com/the-god-meryl-streep-funds-new-screenwriting-lab-for-wo-1698928730


LATINA – Entertainment Buzz — Nichole Fratangelo — APRIL 20, 2015 — 3:42PM — MERYL STREEP IS FUNDING A SCREENWRITERS LAB FOR WOMEN OVER 40

http://www.latina.com/entertainment/buzz/meryl-streep-funding-screenwriters-lab-women-over-40


LATIN POST — Nicole Akoukou Thompson Apr 22, 2015 11:09AM – Meryl Streep Funds Workshop for Female Screenwriters Over 40

http://www.latinpost.com/articles/49087/20150422/meryl-streep-funds-workshop-for-female-screenwriters-over-40-combating-sexism-in-hollywood.htm


MARIE CLAIRE  — APR 20, 2015 @ 9:32 — Meryl Streep Is Sponsoring a Screenwriting Workshop for Women

http://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/news/a14136/meryl-streep-writers-lab-women-hollywood/


  1. MAGAZINE — Maria Giese — April 25 — “Meryl Streep Boosts Over-40 Women Screenwriters”

http://msmagazine.com/blog/2015/04/25/meryl-streep-boosts-over-40-women-screenwriters/


NEW YORK MAGAZINE – VULTURE – By Greg Cwik — WOMEN IN FILM

April 19, 2015 @ 1:30 p.m. — Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab for Women

http://www.vulture.com/2015/04/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-for-women.html


NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – BY NICOLE HENSLEY — Sunday, April 19, 2015, 10:29 PM — Meryl Streep funding screenwriting lab just for women over 40

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/movies/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-women-40-article-1.2191154


THE NEW YORK TIMESReuters – April 20 – Arts – Meryl Streep Funds Initiative to Help Women Screenwriters: TRFN

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2015/04/20/arts/20reuters-film-women-merylstreep.html?_r=1


PASTE MAGAZINE — Jennifer Champagne — April 20, 2015  — MOVIES – NEWS — Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab for Women Over 40

http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2015/04/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-for-women-ove.html


PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER – April 19, 2015 — Meryl Streep funds women’s writing lab

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/entertainment/celebrities_gossip/20150419_WENN_Meryl_Streep_funds_women_s_writing_lab.html


PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE — April 25 — “5 things we are loving this week”

http://www.post-gazette.com/life/lifestyle/2015/04/25/Biddle-s-Escape-coffee-Mine-Cure-Records-Meryl-Streep-blessing-of-bikes-All-the-Light-We-Cannot-See-Allegheny-Unitarian-Universalist-Church/stories/201504250019


PLAYBILL — Carey Purcell — 20 Apr 2015 — Meryl Streep Launches Writing Program for Women Over 40

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/meryl-streep-launches-writing-program-for-women-over-40-347187


POLICY MIC — Julie Zeilinger April 20, 2015 — Meryl Streep Is Changing the Game for Women in Hollywood

http://mic.com/articles/115858/meryl-streep-is-changing-the-game-for-women-in-hollywood


PEOPLE MAGAZINE – DREW MACKIE — April 20, 2015 — 07:20 PM EDT — Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab for Women Over 40

http://www.people.com/article/meryl-streep-funds-female-screeenwriters-lab


QUARTZ – Elena Sheppard – April 24 — FLIPPING THE SCRIPT — Meryl Streep’s inspiring solution to Hollywood’s ageism problem might actually work [Features Interview w/Terry Lawler]

http://qz.com/390416/meryl-streeps-inspiring-solution-to-hollywoods-ageism-problem-might-actually-work/


REUTERS — MARIA CASPANI — Lifestyle — Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:01pm EDT — Meryl Streep funds initiative to help women screenwriters: TRFN

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/21/us-film-women-merylstreep-idUSKBN0NB2ND20150421


SALON – Anna Silman – April 21 – 03:43 PM

http://www.salon.com/2015/04/21/what_lena_dunham_and_meryl_streep_have_in_common_5_major_stars_making_hollywood_a_better_place_for_women/


SIGHT ON SOUND — April 21, 2015 — Sarah Pearce — Female screenwriters rejoice! Meryl Streep will fund a screenwriting lab for women over 40

http://www.soundonsight.org/meryl-streep-screenwriting-lab/

TAKE TWO – KPCC Public Radio – April 20 — Police Shooting Videos, FBI Flawed Testimony, Meryl Streep’s Writing Workshops, 00:40:2 —  Melissa Silverstein talks to radio host about The Writers Lab, Meryl  Streep and statistics of women writers and the industry

http://tunein.com/radio/Take-Two-%28KPCC%29-p250260/


TAKE PART – April 19, 2015 — This Is 40: Meryl Streep Just Created a Writers’ Program for Women

https://www.takepart.com/article/2015/04/19/meryl-streep-writers-program


THE FRISKY — Megan Reynolds — April 20, 2015 — Meryl Streep Funds A New Lab For Women Screenwriters Over 40

http://www.thefrisky.com/2015-04-20/meryl-streep-funds-a-new-lab-for-women-screenwriters-over-40/


THE SOURCE – Aug 21 — Nishat Baig — Entertainment, Film — Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriters Lab for Women Over 40

http://thesource.com/2015/04/21/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriters-lab-for-women-over-40/


THINK PROGRESS — JESSICA GOLDSTEIN — APRIL 20, 2015 AT 12:29 PM — Meryl Streep Fights Hollywood Sexism By Supporting Female Screenwriters Over 40

http://thinkprogress.org/culture/2015/04/20/3648795/meryl-streep-fights-hollywood-sexism-supporting-female-screenwriters-40/


TIME MAGAZINE— Justin Worland – April 19, 2015 —  Meryl Streep Funds Writers Lab for Female Screenwriters

http://time.com/3827653/meryl-streep-female-screenwriters/


TV MUSE — Ana Banu — April 22, 2015 3:36 AM — Meryl Streep’s act of kindness – Writers Lab

http://www.tvmuse.com/news/meryl-streeps-act-of-kindness-writers-lab_4597.html


VANITY FAIR — Joanna Robson — OUR LADY OF MERYL — APRIL 19, 2015 6:04 PM

How Meryl Streep is Using Her Own Money to Combat Ageism and Sexism in Hollywood

http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2015/04/meryl-streep-combat-ageism-sexism-screenwriting-lab


VARIETY – Gordon Cox – Sunday, April 19, 2015 @01:00pm ET — Meryl Streep Funds Lab for Women Screenwriters Over 40

http://variety.com/2015/film/news/meryl-streep-women-screenwriters-lab-1201475337/


WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD INDIEWIRE — April 20, 2015 at 11:45AM — Meryl Streep Launches Fund for Women Screenwriters Over 40

http://blogs.indiewire.com/womenandhollywood/meryl-streep-launches-fund-for-women-screenwriters-over-40-20150420


WOMEN’S E NEWS NETWORK — WeNews staff — April 25 – Cheers and Jeers “Loretta Lynch OK’d; Race, Gender Limit School Sports”

http://womensenews.org/story/cheers-and-jeers/150424/loretta-lynch-okd-race-gender-limit-school-sports


WOMEN’S VOICES FOR CHANGE — April 22, 2015 by Women’s Voices For Change  – The Wednesday 5: Women in the News

http://womensvoicesforchange.org/tag/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriters-lab-for-women-over-40


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ADDITIONAL NEWS COVERAGE:


DEMANJO

http://www.demanjo.com/news/entertainment/1308188/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-lab-just-for-women-over-40.html


OH NO THEY DIDN’T

http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/95373204.html


PEDESTRIAN TV

http://www.pedestrian.tv/news/arts-and-culture/queen-of-world-meryl-streep-funds-screenwriters-la/d79d7dde-43d8-4c05-b593-f4cf49dbd9b6.htm


HUNGER TV

http://www.hungertv.com/feature/meryl-streep-launches-screenwriting-lab-for-women-over-40/


TRIBECA ROUND UP

http://tribeccaroundup.blogspot.com/2015/04/meryl-streep-nywift-launch-program-for.html


GAZETTE REVIEW

http://gazettereview.com/2015/04/meryl-streeps-big-contribution/


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SPANISH-LANGUAGE PRESS


LA PRENSA – 04.21.15 – Espectaculo — Meryl Streep impulsa proyecto para mujeres guionistas

http://www.laprensa.com.ni/2015/04/21/espectaculo/1818524-para-mayores-de-40-impulsa-un-proyecto-para-mujeres-guionistas


EL PAIS – Andrea Morales Palanco — Madrid 20 ABR 2015 – Meryl Streep apuesta por las guionistas de más de 40 años. La actriz funda Writers Lab, un proyecto con el que apoyará a ocho cineastas femeninas

http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/04/20/estilo/1429531644_140463.html


DIARIO LIBRE —  CINE|21 ABR 2015, 12:00 AM — Meryl Streep impulsa un proyecto para mujeres guionistas mayores de 40 años. Este año, la organización recibirá textos entre el 1 de mayo y el 1 de junio

http://www.diariolibre.com/cine/2015/04/21/i1110151_meryl-streep-impulsa-proyecto-para-mujeres-guionistas-mayores-aos.html


EL NUEVO DIARIO – APRIL 20 – Variedades — Meryl Streep impulsa un proyecto para mujeres guionistas mayores de 40 años

http://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/variedades/358076-meryl-streep-impulsa-proyecto-mujeres-guionistas-m/


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INTERNATIONAL PRESS


DAILY LIFE

http://www.dailylife.com.au/dl-people/dl-entertainment/meryl-streep-is-funding-a-screenwriting-lab-for-women-over-40-20150420-1mol5o.html


DN

http://www.dn.se/kultur-noje/film-tv/meryl-streep-stottar-kvinnligt-manuslabb/


THE GUARDIAN – April 20, 2015 — Meryl Streep funds screenwriting initiative for women over 40

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/apr/20/meryl-streep-screenwriting-initiative-women-over-40-writers-lab


HELLO CANADA – AUG 21 — Meryl Streep funds screenwriting program for women over 40

http://ca.hellomagazine.com/film/02015042115443/meryl-streep-funds-screenwriting-program-for-women-over-40


KINO

http://www.kino-zeit.de/news/meryl-streep-finanziert-screenwriting-lab-fuer-frauen-ueber-40


REDONLINE

http://www.redonline.co.uk/red-women/blogs/we-why-should-all-be-more-meryl


SBS

http://www.sbs.com.au/movies/article/2015/04/20/meryl-streep-funds-initiative-women-screenwriters-over-40


THE VINE

http://www.thevine.com.au/entertainment/news/meryl-streeps-latest-move-makes-us-love-her-even-more-20150420-299896/