Newswire: Shudder exclusive: Introducing the first-ever Shudder Labs fellows

Back in February, we told you about Shudder Labs, a new program from the horror-specific streaming service—which is still quite new itself, having launched last summer—designed to help up-and-coming horror filmmakers launch their careers by introducing them to mentors with experience serving in the horror trenches. Since then, the Masters-In-Residence for the program have been announced—Habit director and ubiquitous indie-horror actor Larry Fessenden, The Boy writer Clay McLeod Chapman, Darling producer Jenn Wexler, SFX artists Josh and Sierra Russell, and more—but we’ve yet to hear about the lucky fellows themselves.

Well, out of more than 300 applicants, 11 have been selected as the inaugural class of Shudder Labs Fellows. They’ll participate in a five-day retreat at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York next week, followed by a year of mentorship from a Master-In-Residence and a $5,000 grant to get started …

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