Month: September 2014

The Wagon accepting applications for comedy writing internship (paid)

We are The Wagon is a comedy production and distributon company. They produce comedy content, whether for online, TV or other distribution and  have worked with a variety of well-known comedians such as Jack Whitehall, Simon Amstell and Jonathan Ross. They have just finished a project for broadcast on Channel 4, and have some more exciting work …

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NTC Touring Theatre Company seeking short plays (paid)

NTC Touring Theatre Company has received funding from ACE Grants for the Arts to produce ‘4THOUGHTS’:  MYTH, MUSIC, MAYHEM AND MIRTH – An evening of 4 short new plays which will tour the Northern Region in March 2015 and seeks writers of new plays/musicals. Writers may have had some professional productions of their work or …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 26 September 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). Words and Women seeking submissions about the East of England – Deadline: 26 September 2014 Behind the Bikeshed: accepting sketches inspired by the Beatles for London showcase – Deadline: 27 September 2014 Open Call …

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Give a statue a voice: talking statues public writing competition open for entries

Sing London have commissioned some of the UK’s most celebrated writers and actors to create monologues for iconic statues across London and Manchester. Now it’s the public’s turn to put words into the mouths of statues! Four statues are still awaiting the gift of speech! Sing London is teaming up with Audible.co.uk to give budding …

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Origins Theatre Company accepting short plays for ‘From Page to Stage 2014’ competition (£7.50 entry fee)

Origins Theatre Company, based in the Isle of Wight, is looking for original 15 minute plays on the theme of ‘Turning the Tables’. Six winners will receive £50 cash; the reward of seeing their play published; brought to the stage at a special event on the Isle of Wight in Spring 2015; lots of publicity; …

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IdeasTap running free workshop on ‘Genre & Industry’ (screenplays)

Why is genre important and how can it affect your screenplay? This thorough, two-hour session with established screenwriter and tutor Gabriella Apicella will be discussing the importance of genre in direct reference to the industry. Find out how genre functions to make your script better from outline stage, all the way through to production. Learn why genre …

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IdeasTap Spa hosting free ‘Ask the Agent’ webinar (film, stage & TV)

This is the second in a series of ‘Ask the Agent’ webinars, hosted by Will Davies (IdeasTap Director of Programming), intended to give creatives (professional and beginner) the latest insight into the industry and advice and support onhow to improve your chances of finding work.  Whether you’re a professional or beginner writer for theatre, TV …

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Fractured Lines seeking plays for new writing night

Fractured Lines are looking for writers that have a play or an excerpt of one of a play for four actors, of no longer than 25 minutes. Their new writing show ‘Blaggards’ presents a lively collection of plays from selected emerging, up and coming writers in this fast paced, cabaret style night. Ranging from comedy, to drama, …

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Northern Film School/ IdeasTap – accepting short film scripts

IdeasTap and Northern Film School are looking for strong, original short film scripts that can be made on a budget of £4,000. There will be 12 winners of this brief. The winners will be invited to take part in a development day in London on 29 November to work on their script. Six scripts will …

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