Opportunities

Explore new writing opportunities and events

  • 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.

  • Masterclass: Writing for Stage and Screen
    Bradford Literature Festival
    Deadline: September 28, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    Join Henry Swindell and Mark Catley as they share their expertise on how to write successfully for the stage and television.

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

    Learn invaluable tips on screenwriting.

  • Comedy Writing Q&A Event
    Liverpool Comedy Festival 2014
    Deadline: September 29, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: TV

    Learn top tips on comedy writing

  • 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.

  • New Writing Platform
    Drama Centre London and Central Saint Martins
    Deadline: September 20, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Cross-Platform

    The New Writing Platform, a new series of events and talks presented by the MA Dramatic Writing course at Drama Centre London and Central Saint Martins.

  • Write to Play
    Graeae Theatre Company
    Deadline: September 22, 2014
    Genre: Both, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    A new writing initiative for deaf and disabled writers in the North West.

  • The Writer's Prize
    BBC Writersroom
    Deadline: September 29, 2014
    Genre: Competition, Broadcast Platform: Radio

    Where great writing meets its audience.

  • Street Voices 5
    Freedom Studios Bradford
    Deadline: September 18, 2014
    Genre: Event, Broadcast Platform: Theatre

    A free playwriting course for Yorkshire-based writers at the beginning of their writing careers, to develop their talent, learn how to write a script and make their voices heard.

  • 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.

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Latest Opportunities

  1. Free playwriting workshops
    Deadline: November 13, 2014

  2. Mentoring programme
    Deadline: October 1, 2014

  3. Playwright's Studio Writer's Projects
    Deadline: November 28, 2014

  4. New Playwrights Awards and Gaelic New Playwrights Award
    Deadline: October 1, 2014

  5. Comedy Writing Q&A Event
    Deadline: September 29, 2014

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