WGAE Foundation Names Screenwriting Fellowship Recipient

The Writers Guild of America, East Foundation has awarded its Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting to James DiLapo. As part of his prize, the New York University student will receive a $10,000 stipend to write an original screenplay under the mentorship of a prominent screenwriter.

DiLapo's fellowship project, Devils at Play, is about a Soviet detective who finds his life destroyed after he is accused of treason.

DiLapo will be presented with his fellowship at the Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 5.