Cascade Writer's Couch

Cascade Writers’ Couch | Deadline: April 14, 2014

Nothing is wasted everything is relevant to the story. Mark Catley

Pitch your feature film project

Cascade Writers’ Couch invites you to pitch your feature film projects! By adapting the standard development process to allow for new talent to enter, they’re able to offer writers from all walks of life the opportunity to further their screenwriting careers. Through Cascade Writers’ Couch they hope to discover outstanding writing talent, develop long-term relationships and develop scripts into successful films.

The Cascade Media Development team – Mark Fisher, Cora Palfrey, Daniel Campos Pavoncelli, Kristin Irving and manager of the initiative Sam Cheetham – wish to uncover raw writing talent irrespective of an individual’s background.

All they request is that you have a completed feature-length screenplay for the project you wish to pitch; are over the age of 18; live in the UK; and do not have literary representation.

Deadline: See here for the monthly deadlines

Download an application form and read full details of rules & regulations here.

Please note that these schemes are listed here for your convenience. However, they are run by external organisations and unless otherwise noted the BBC has no involvement with them. Therefore the BBC cannot respond to any queries in connection to those and accepts no liability for the accuracy of third party websites and the information contained on them.

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