Opportunities

Explore new writing opportunities and events

  • BBC Writersroom Workshop
    Into Film Festival
    Deadline: November 5, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    An insight into what the BBC look out for in scripts.

  • Talking Statues
    Sing London
    Deadline: October 17, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    Give a statue a voice! Talking Statues Public Writing Competition.

  • Free playwriting workshops
    Playwrights Studio Scotland
    Deadline: November 13, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    Two free workshops for playwrights.

  • Mentoring programme
    Playwrights Studio Scotland
    Deadline: October 1, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    A six month mentoring programme for at least six emerging playwrights.

  • Playwright's Studio Writer's Projects
    Playwrights Studio Scotland
    Deadline: November 28, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    An opportunity for professional playwrights to develop their work in a way that suits their creative process.

  • New Playwrights Awards and Gaelic New Playwrights Award
    Playwrights Studio Scotland
    Deadline: October 1, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    The New Playwrights Awards are an exciting opportunity for early career playwrights living in Scotland with a genuine commitment to writing for the theatre.

  • London Calling & London Calling Plus
    Film London
    Deadline: October 22, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Film

    London Calling and London Calling Plus are short film funding schemes aimed at giving more opportunities to London's new and emerging talent.

  • Get Your Next Job in TV Drama
    BBC Academy; Creative Skillset
    Deadline: October 20, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: TV

    Find out what skills the drama industry is looking for, be inspired and get free hands on training.

  • What is a Story?
    Lancaster Litfest 2014
    Deadline: October 17, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: TV

    Learn invaluable tips on screenwriting.

  • Face-to-face with Kay Mellor
    Manchester Literature Festival 2014
    Deadline: October 9, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    Q&A event with BAFTA-winning Yorkshire writer & director, Kay Mellor OBE.

  • Wales Drama Award 2014
    BBC Cymru Wales & National Theatre Wales
    Deadline: October 9, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    BBC Cymru Wales and National Theatre Wales, in partnership with BBC Writersroom, are inviting submissions for the second, prestigious £10,000 Wales Drama Award.

  • Little Brother's Big Opportunity III
    Little Brother Productions
    Deadline: October 3, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: TV

    Little Brother Productions are offering a talented writer £1000 to develop an original television drama idea of theirs through to treatment.

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Latest Opportunities

  1. BBC Writersroom Workshop
    Deadline: November 5, 2014

  2. Face-to-face with Kay Mellor
    Deadline: October 9, 2014

  3. Talking Statues
    Deadline: October 17, 2014

  4. Free playwriting workshops
    Deadline: November 13, 2014

  5. Mentoring programme
    Deadline: October 1, 2014

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