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A playwriting competition looking for new and emerging writers from British East Asian, South Asian and South East Asian communities who are interested in contributing and sharing their contemporary and traditional stories… Deadline for submissions is 1 October, 2016.
Idris Elba’s Green Door Pictures has partnered Lionsgate UK with the launch of the Write To Green Light initiative - a writing competition for UK residents who want to script a TV drama series. The deadline is 8 August, 2016.
Little Pieces of Gold are seeking short plays for their 16th October production at Southwark Playhouse. The deadline for script submissions is 7th September.
Faith Drama Productions are calling for submissions from emerging writer-directors. The winner will receive £2,000 and support to create a full-length play for their 2017/18 season. The submissions deadline is Weds, 27th July.
Aberdeen Performing Arts are giving a call out to writers from or based in the North East for script submissions of 8-10 minute excerpts of new writing inspired by the theme True North... Submission deadline: 22 August, 2016.
Three winners of the Windsor Fringe’s Kenneth Branagh Drama Award for New Writing, 2016, have been announced... And now, directors are needed.
Women in Film and Television has announced the call for applications for the next WFTV Mentoring Scheme, which aims to support women working in TV and film. The deadline for applications to the initiative is midnight Wednesday, 16 August, 2016.
Free Rayne Artists are looking for short plays for their new writing festival which runs at The Bread and Roses Theatre, 16th - 18th October, 2016. Deadline for submissions is Sunday, 14th August, 2016.
Do you have script development experience and a good working knowledge of children’s media? If so, this vacancy - Development Producer, Children’s Animation & Acquisitions (BBC) – could be of interest. Closing date for applications: 22nd June, 2016
Bristol Old Vic’s Literary Department is on the hunt for new and previously unproduced plays and musicals from writers living and working in the South West.
Comedy Classroom is a new BBC initiative designed to get young people writing and involved in comedy. There’s a competition with three different categories but even if you’re not eligible to enter, the scheme's website is bursting with great videos offering practical advice on writing comedy...
Deadline: 15th March, 2016. Win up to £500 for your school & see your idea turned into a feature film! Films must be set in North Tyneside.
Deadline: 31 March 2016. Short (10 minute) film scripts required to reflect modern Welsh life in all its diversity. Successful scripts will be developed and produced before being broadcast on BBC Cymru Wales and S4C.
Deadline: 14 April 2016 at 5pm. CBBC and BBC Writersroom are joining forces in a talent search to find new sketch writers.
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