Opportunities

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  • Experimental Rural Theatre Research Project
    New Perspectives Theatre Company
    Deadline: April 25, 2014
    Genre: Both, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    An opportunity for playwrights with an interest or knowledge in interactive theatre to work on a practical theatre project based in the East Midlands.

  • Student Film Award
    Insight Film Festival
    Deadline: May 16, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Film

    The opportunity for student film makers in Manchester and the North of England to win a six week creative internship with Loyola Productions in Culver City, California (‘Hollywood’).

  • Fireworks Young Writers Programme
    Tinderbox Theatre Company
    Deadline: May 1, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    An opportunity for aspiring stage writers aged between 18 and 25.

  • What's Funny... About the Referendum on Scottish Independence?
    BBC Scotland Comedy
    Deadline: April 21, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    Are you aged 15-24? Do you love comedy? Do you like to have your voice heard? And would you like to see your ideas on screen? Well, this is an opportunity for you to have your comic writing performed by excellent funny people and have it broadcast on bbc.co.uk.

  • ArtsEd Short Film Scripts
    Arts Educational Schools London
    Deadline: May 23, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Film

    Submit your script for the chance to have your short-film made by a professional director and director of photography.

  • The Nick Darke Award
    Falmouth University
    Deadline: April 14, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    An annual competition for stage plays, radio or screenplays that tackle an environmental theme. Run in conjunction with Falmouth University and in memory of writer, Nick Darke.

  • Inside Out Festival
    Curve Theatre, Leicester
    Deadline: April 12, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    A range of free masterclasses and workshops led by BBC Writersroom, The Actors Centre and Curve’s own Young Arts Entrepreneurs.

  • Room to Write
    BBC Scotland Comedy
    Deadline: June 13, 2014
    Genre: Both, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    An exciting new opportunity to work with BBC Scotland's Comedy Production team and to be part of the next wave of Scottish comedy shows. Please note, all sessions are now fully booked.

  • Cascade Writer's Couch
    Cascade Writers’ Couch
    Deadline: April 14, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Film

    Pitch your feature film project

  • 2014 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award
    The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation
    Deadline: July 1, 2014
    Genre: Both, Broadcast Platform: TV

    Receive an award & prize for your TV drama script at the Emmy® World Television Festival in New York.

  • Little Pieces of Gold
    Little Pieces of Gold
    Deadline: May 5, 2014
    Genre: Both, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    Little Pieces of Gold seeks 10 min plays on the subject of social media.

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Latest Opportunities

  1. Inside Out Festival
    Deadline: April 12, 2014

  2. 2014 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award
    Deadline: July 1, 2014

  3. Experimental Rural Theatre Research Project
    Deadline: April 25, 2014

  4. Student Film Award
    Deadline: May 16, 2014

  5. ArtsEd Short Film Scripts
    Deadline: May 23, 2014

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