The Whistler Film Festival has selected six individuals for its Praxis Screenwriters Lab and another six individuals for its Feature Project Lab. The two six-month programs begin in June and end during the Whistler Film Festival + Summit, from November 29 – December 3, 2017. The Praxis Screenwriters Lab is a script development program for screenwriters to work with film industry advisors. The Feature Project Lab assists producers working on a dramatic feature by facilitating relationships and investments for the projects.