Day: June 6, 2019

Opportunities Pick of the Week: Tamasha Scratch night script call out

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: Tamasha Scratch night script call out Description: Tamasha is looking for 15 minute extracts to …

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The Playwriting Elevator Pitch: Why the First Ten Pages of Your Script Really Matter

As part of our Script Consulting Service, we now offer feedback on the first 10 pages of your script. But why is it so important to get those first few pages right? We asked Script Reader, Nika Obydzinski, to tell us more and share her tips for hooking the reader in those vital opening pages… Say …

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The Northern Exposure Short Film Script Lab open for applications

The Northern Exposure: Short Film Script Lab is back, taking place this year from July – October. The Script Lab is an opportunity for up to ten emerging writers to develop a short film from an early idea to a completed script in a supportive, inspiring environment. The 2019 cohort will be split into two groups …

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Papatango: adult workshops with WriteWest

WriteWest provides free playwriting workshops every month for adults without professional theatre experience. These cover a wide range of skills and are led by leading theatre-makers. They take place in venues across Devon, Gloucestershire and Somerset. Find out more here. Deadline: not applicable Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Group

Ink: Introduction to Scriptwriting Course with James McDermott

Participants will learn tools and techniques to help them generate theatrical stories, create characters, write dialogue and structure scripts as well as learning how to start and sustain a career as a freelance writer. Through a series of writing exercises, participants will learn tools and techniques to help them generate theatrical stories, create characters, write …

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