Opportunities

Explore new writing opportunities and events

  • Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen
    NFTS, British Film Institute, Future Learn
    Deadline: February 2, 2015
    Genre: Both, Broadcast Platform: Film

    A free online course in filmmaking through the NFTS, British Film Institute and FutureLearn.

  • Five Act Structure Masterclass
    Octagon Theatre Bolton & BBC Writersroom
    Deadline: March 19, 2015
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    Octagon Theatre Bolton and BBC Writersroom Present a Five Act Structure Masterclass.

  • Papatango Prize
    Papatango & Southwark Playhouse
    Deadline: March 31, 2015
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    The 2015 Papatango Prize for new writing in association with Southwark Playhouse.

  • 360º Script Writing Festival 2015
    BBC Northern Ireland & Tinderbox Theatre Company
    Deadline: January 28, 2015
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    An opportunity to attend some inspiring workshops offering skills and industry knowledge.

  • Write Now 6
    Brockley Jack Studio Theatre
    Deadline: January 30, 2015
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    The Jack Studio Theatre's Write Now 6 festival exists to discover new playwriting talent and give emerging writers the opportunity to see their work developed and performed.

  • The Progressive Playwright
    Tron Theatre
    Deadline: May 7, 2015
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    An opportunity for playwrights to hear short extracts of their work directed and performed by professional actors.

  • FUTURE TALENT
    Writersroom; 1Xtra; The Space
    Deadline: March 2, 2015
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    GET INVOLVED. GET CREATIVE. TAKE THE DIGITAL WORLD BY STORM. FUTURE TALENT is your chance to create your own online drama, interactive or comedy pilot.

  • Kenneth Branagh Award
    Windsor Fringe
    Deadline: March 5, 2015
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    Amateur playwrights are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays for the 11th Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award.

  • Arundel Festival Theatre Trail 2015
    Drip Action Theatre
    Deadline: January 31, 2015
    Genre: Both, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    Writers are invited to submit plays for the 2015 Arundel Festival Theatre Trail.

  • Opening Lines
    BBC Radio 4
    Deadline: February 13, 2015
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Radio

    The BBC Radio Drama Readings Unit welcomes submissions from writers new to radio for their annual series, Opening Lines which is broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

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Latest Opportunities

  1. FUTURE TALENT
    Deadline: March 2, 2015

  2. Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen
    Deadline: February 2, 2015

  3. Five Act Structure Masterclass
    Deadline: March 19, 2015

  4. Papatango Prize
    Deadline: March 31, 2015

  5. 360º Script Writing Festival 2015
    Deadline: January 28, 2015

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