Month: August 2014

Many Thoughts seeking screenwriter for feature film

Many Thoughts are looking for a screenwriter for comedy-thriller with minimum characters, locations and explosions. They need a drama-based action whose treatment can be adapted to guerrilla style filmmaking. An ideal story would be something that’s real-life with figments of imagination. A larger then life story but imagination limited to a handful of characters (young or old), …

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Scriptwriters required for online video

One Time Twice is urgently looking for a writer to turn an idea into an online-based branded/viral video for a tech corporation GradQuiz. They need a short 60-90 second drama/humour/mystery script on a low budget. The writer must be able to work with no briefs but just notes and directions. The aim of this video is to create …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 29 August 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Golden Lane Films call for scripts, IdeasTap – Deadline: 29 August 2014 Etch seeking submissions for scratch night at the Peckham Pelican – Deadline: 29 August 2014 Progressive Playwright seeking short plays for themed …

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IdeasTap/ HighTide masterclass on how to apply for Grants for the Arts Funding

Ok, so this one’s not strictly a ‘writing opportunity’,  but it could be useful if you’re considering producing your own work… HighTide is giving up to 32 IdeasTap members the opportunity to attend a two-hour masterclass on how to apply for Grants for the Arts funding from the Arts Council. The session will be led …

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BBC Writersroom Writers Prize – accepting scripts for radio

For the second year BBC Radio has joined forces with BBC Writersroom to launch The Writer’s Prize: an innovative and prestigious new writing award for Radio Drama. The Writer’s Prize wants to commission the best ideas across the Radio 3 and 4 networks. They are looking for bold, original new stories with characters that will …

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National Trust at Knole accepting proposals for writing commission

“Imagine yourself stepping back in time more than 600 years as you travel through acres of vast deer-filled parkland.  Criss-cross through bracken-lined paths filled with wildlife and trees fallen and left to nature.  As you cross the brow of the hill, one of the country’s biggest homes emerges…Knole House”. With a Heritage Lottery Funded Project to restore …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 22 August 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Hampshire County Council seeking Writer in Residence (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014 Freelance scriptwriters required for children’s educational project (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014 Writer in Residence, Plymouth University and Literature Works – Deadline: 26 …

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Feature Film screenplay mentoring from IdeasTap

Three IdeasTap members will receive six months of mentoring from development executive Alexandra Arlango (Cowboy Films, Ruby Films, Qwerty Films) with the aim of producing a first draft screenplay ready to be sent to agents and producers by the end of the mentoring period. This brief is aimed at people intending to develop a new …

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Behind the Bikeshed: accepting sketches inspired by the Beatles for London showcase

Behind The Bikeshed are a London based non-profit sketch collective. Off the back of their sell-out show in May, “Midnight in the Garden” they are now back with a new show for October and they want to showcase your sketches! This time they are looking for any sketches inspired by any song of the Beatles, …

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Etch seeking submissions for scratch night at the Peckham Pelican

Etch holds a monthly theatre night held at one of South London’s most thriving new bars and arts venues, The Peckham Pelican. Etch aims to discover, nurture and support new writing whilst encouraging collaboration amongst emerging artists. We hope to provide a base and platform for development, collaboration and discussion whilst creating a fluid community …

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