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Manhattan Repertory Theatre seeking playwrights who want to self-produce/finance their work (fees $795-$6,000)

In the past year, Manhattan Repertory Theatre has produced over 40 plays in Midtown Manhattan as part of this new Program from playwrights across the country and around the World. They are currently accepting new projects. Slots available: June through September for Short Plays and 10 Minute Plays August through December for Full-Length Plays Fees: …

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The Book Pipeline seeking source material to adapt ($65 entry, $10,000 prize)

The 5th Annual Book Pipeline Competition seeks material for film or television adaptation. Open to writers worldwide, the contest accepts any genre, fiction or non-fiction. Published and unpublished works are both acceptable. Every entrant will receive general feedback on their submission, specifically on the material’s adaptation potential, comments are emailed after final judging is completed …

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The Comedy Crowd seeking 2 minute videos for Chorts

Chorts are 2 minute comedies that show potential to be developed into a series of superb episodes or sketches. It’s free to enter, and shortlisted entries will be reviewed by an industry judging panel including top producers. The winners will embark on a unique journey where Team Comedy Crowd, Chorts sponsors Bath Spa University, and expert comedy …

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Airplays developing radio dramas about Empire Windrush (£1,000 commission)

Airplays is a brand new collaboration between BBC Radio Leeds and West Yorkshire Playhouse in association with Leeds College of Music that puts radio drama centre stage. Do you have a story to tell about migration? WYPH are looking for writers of all backgrounds and all levels of experience to send in ideas for original 15 minute-long fictional radio plays. …

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Persistent and Nasty seeking 15-30 min scripts from female-identified artists (Glasgow)

Persistent and Nasty is a script reading and debate series for the female identified voice in stage and screen. It was born from the frustration and anger of four actresses/writers with the business. Male, male-identified, and gender fluid audience members are also very welcome. They are now accepting submissions from writers for their next live event, …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 13 April 2018

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BBC New Comedy Award (£1,000 prize)

The BBC New Comedy Award is a talent search organised by BBC Studios Comedy to find the next generation of comedy (including stand-up, sketch, musical and character comedy) stars. Eligibility:  Entry is open to UK residents aged 18 or over as at 9 April 2018. What to submit:  To enter you need to complete an application form …

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Carrot Napper Productions seeking 5 minute pieces for fundraiser in Derbyshire

Opportunity for writers of short plays, sketches or monologues. Each selected piece will be performed for two consecutive nights of Friday 19th October and Saturday 20th October 2018 as part of a new writing night at Shardlow Village Hall in Derbyshire. The evening is part of a community spirit event to support the village hall’s restoration fund. …

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