Month: September 2016

Thumb Stopping Moments: Totally Money Short Film Competition (prize fund of £10K)

Thumb Stopping Moments, the Totally Money Short Film competition, is looking for short films. There is a prize fund of £10K. Details:  Each individual can enter up to five short films Films should be no longer than 60 seconds long and must be titled, “Avoiding the Unexpected” Entries must be uploaded to YouTube and submitted …

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Co-producing opportunity for a play with Jewish themes

Matthew Frener (Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Free Rayne Artists) and Michaela Stern (Co-Founder of Collaborative Artists) are joining forces on a project that is currently looking for new plays that tackle topical issues and which also include Jewish themes. They are searching for a writer who is willing to collaborate and make a truly thrilling piece …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 30 September 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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Pursued By A Bear: “My fringe show failed. What next?

Pursued By A Bear is our weekly advice column with playwright Adam Taylor.  He’ll tackle your playwriting questions – from practical issues to existential dilemmas – relying on nothing but his bare wits, brute strength, and questionable personal experiences. “Hi Adam. So I finally took the leap to put my show on in the fringe. (I won’t say …

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Opportunities: Pick of the Week – WriterSlam open for submissions (TV Drama)

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: WriterSlam open for submissions (TV Drama) Description: WriterSlam is returning on 14th November at St James’ Theatre, …

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London Poet seeking film makers to collaborate with

Writer and poet Amber Agha is looking for new or established film makers to collaborate with. For full information and to get a feel for her work, please check out her  website and sound cloud channel to get a feel for her work. A fee may be negotiated if appropriate/needed. (www.amberagha.com) Note from Amber: it would be …

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#TellYours – Development opportunity for storytellers

#TELLYOURS – A DEVELOPMENT SCHEME FOR EMERGING STORYTELLERS WANTING TO TELL MYTH THEIR WAY Applications are now open for #TellYours, a development programme for emerging storytellers interested in reimagining and performing myths, folklore and fairy tales. The scheme is kindly supported by Arts Council England and the 8 places available are fully funded.  As part …

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Anonymous Is A Woman Theatre Company 50/50 Gender Equality Scratch Night – ‘Sexual Politics’

“AIAWTC presents… “50/50″ at the Pleasance Theatre (Main House) After the sold-out success of our first scratch night at The Arts Theatre in March 2016, we are proud to announce the return of 50/50.” New and established theatre companies will again have the chance to perform, network, discuss, and most importantly celebrate equality in casting. …

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The Leytonstone Itch seeking 5-10 minute scenes

The Leytonstone Itch a bi-monthly night at Leytonstone’s award winning ‘All You Read is Love’ (http://www.allyoureadislove.com). It is a scratch night like no other, an opportunity to try out ideas and share new work in a warm supportive environment. You can get feedback, make friends and contacts, or simply be inspired! We are looking for …

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Writer/ Facilitator required for So: Write – Southampton based women’s writing group

They’re  looking to appoint an experienced, versatile Writer/Facilitator to lead a fortnightly Women’s Writing Group as part of the SO:Write project. Each session will be 2hrs long and will be open to women of mixed ability, aged 18 and over. One session a month will take place on a Saturday. The Writer/Facilitator will be required …

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