Month: March 2015

IdeasTap Workshop on Filmic Responses: Script to Screen

Filmic Responses; Script to Screen with: Katie Lambert Wednesday 8 April 2015 from 1-5pm How does a play script become a strong film? Why do so many plays make terrible films? This workshop will look at different ways of interpreting a script into film, drawing on different styles and techniques of recent years. Attendees will have …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 27 March 2015

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). Opportunities are now grouped into three sections: 1) Opportunities with Deadlines; 2) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline); and 3) Workshops and Events. Opportunities with deadlines: Play Submissions Helper – 49 Playwriting Contests with …

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Story Editor sought for BBC’s Eastenders

BBC Drama is seeking a Story Editor for Eastenders for a two-year contract. With over 350 hours of in-house output a year, BBC Drama Production is making some of the most original, diverse and highly acclaimed television. These range from continuing drama such as EastEnders, Holby City, Casualty and Doctors, to series and serials such …

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IdeasTap Workshop on Challenging Traditional Approaches to Playwriting

Challenging Traditional Approaches to Playwriting with: German playwright Maria Milisavljevic Saturday 4 April 2015 from 1-3pm A must attend event for writers interested in European theatre, German new writing or form challenging new work. Led by outstanding German playwright Maria Milisavljevic, this workshop will explore how playwrights can challenge and re-interpret traditional approaches to narrative and …

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IdeasTap Spa Hangout for writers at the Tricycle Theatre (last minute opportunity!)

Takeover Hangouts – Writers with: Marcelo Dos Santos, Shamser Sinha, John Hollingworth Friday 27 March 2015, 6-7pm A panel of playwrights discuss how their work is affected by the world around them and offer tips on ways to negotiate the industry. Join in person or online. Playwrights on the panel include: Marcelo Dos Santos (Lionboy), Shamser Sinha …

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“Writing with Teenagers” Playwriting Masterclass with Fin Kennedy (£60 fee)

Tamasha New Writing Masterclass with Fin Kennedy: Playwriting with teenagers Date: Saturday 18 April 2015 from 10.30am to 5pm     Venue: Rich Mix, E2 6LA This one day course for those new to working with young people examines the process of co-creating plays with groups of teenagers in a school or youth theatre environment. The morning will look …

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Etch seeking submissions for Scratch Night #6 at the Peckham Pelican

Submissions are open for Etch Scratch Night #6. What to submit: They are looking for 5-15 mins of new writing that is considered by the writer to be still in development. How it works: They match writers with professional directors and help with casting. Each piece will then be rehearsed to performance standard and will be preformed on …

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Newsjack radio show seeking sketches and one-liners

Newsjack the Radio 4 Extra topical news sketch show, which anyone can write for, is again looking for writers to submit sketches and one-liners for the series. For more information and in order to enter, please visit Newsjack’s Submission Page And for further inspiration read the writers room blogs with Newsjack Producers Charlie Perkins and Arnab Chanda’s, with their insight into the making …

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Makeshift Broadcast (Glasgow) seeking material for next podcast and live performance

The Makeshift Broadcast is recording its next podcast in early May 2015. They’re  on the hunt for emerging and established writers and directors to work on the creation of the show. The live event will take place in Glasgow in early May 2015. What to submit: Makeshift Broadcast would like to read your plays, short stories, comedy routines, poetry, songs …

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Theatre N16 seeking one act script (theatre company collaboration required)

Theatre N16, a new 50 seater space for new writing, is looking for plays for an evening of shorts in May. They have nine slots for 20-30 minute shorts, where the space and marketing will be provided free of charge.  Your short script should already have a company attached to stage the piece. The evening will be …

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