Month: April 2016

Savage Productions seeking scripts

A newly forming theatre company is seeking monologues and one person plays for production at a London fringe venue. What to submit:   Genre: Drama, comedy, horror. Social commentary. Duration: 45-60 mins How to apply:  Please submit your scripts by email to: savage_productions@yahoo.co.uk. Deadline: 8 May 2016 Source:  Direct contact    

Call for Artists – First Art ‘POOR OLD HORSE’ Theatre commission (£4,500 commission, Dronfield)

First Art are working in partnership with The Dronfield Heritage Trust to deliver the Poor Old Horse project, an exciting theatre commission based on a local folk tradition we are keen to revive. In years gone by a group of performers would visit private houses and pubs each year around Christmas to collect money for local charities, performing and …

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British Urban Film Festival 2016 open to submissions of films and scripts (submission fee)

Established in 2005, thehttp://www.britishurbanfilmfestival.co.uk British Urban Film Festival was initially formed to showcase urban independent cinema in the absence of any such state-sponsored activity in the UK. Supported by a board which includes actors, journalists, film critics and filmmakers, BUFF stands out as the only festival of its kind with a triple offering of online, …

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Performance Live (working title) seeking live arts for BBC Television

Performance Live (working title) is looking for great ideas for a new strand of live performance for BBC television. Performance Live is a partnership between Arts Council England and BBC Arts in association with Battersea Arts Centre. What to submit:  What they’re looking for, in their own words: “We want to hear ideas for live performance …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 29 April 2016

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 grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline). Want to be sure you never miss …

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Emerald Theatre seeking short plays for ‘Out of the Closet’ (Tennessee, $10 entry fee)

Emerald Theatre is now seeking scripts for ‘Out of the Closet‘. What to submit:  Scripts are being accepted in two categories. Category 1: An LGBT individual’s self-disclosure about their sexual orientation. Category 2: Any interpretation of “Out of the Closet” literal or figurative. Additional guidelines: Plays may be comedy or drama. Both individual authors and …

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IMDb Script to Screen Award 2016 (Fee £15/10) – with a special pre-screening offer, today only!

The idea behind the IMDb Script to Screen Award is simple: anyone can submit a script for a short film with a running time of 10 minutes or under. These are read by the creative writing team at Bath Spa University and the top five are selected. What you get:  The shortlist is rehearsed and performed in June …

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BAFTA’s Breakthrough Brits scheme open to applications (film & tv)

Launched in 2013 in partnership with Burberry, Breakthrough Brits showcases and supports the next generation of British creative talent in film, TV and games. Each year, up to 20 on-screen and off-screen talented newcomers are selected by a stellar industry Jury to take part in a year-long mentoring and guidance programme. What you get:  Successful Breakthrough …

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Script Producer sought for Holby City

The Holby City production team need a Script Producer to manage the Script Department delivering high quality and cost effective drama. This role is a 2 years fixed term contract. Holby City is BBC One’s BAFTA award winning Medical Drama Series transmitted at 8pm every Tuesday, with an average audience of 6 million viewers a …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – Dark Horse Festival with London Playwrights Workshop

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick:  Dark Horse Festival with London Playwrights Workshop Description: London Playwrights Workshop (which manages London Playwrights Blog) will be partnering on London …

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