Day: August 13, 2019

Newman Consults 4 minute screenplay competition

NewmanConsults.com and Tom Lincoln are organising a “Four Minute Screenplay Competition” that will give the winners the chance to have their film produced in the second half of 2019 as part of the annual “4 x 4 Film Making Challenge”. This is a great chance for screenwriters to make their writing more succinct; receive valuable feedback; and …

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Write About Now seeking submissions for event at the New Wimbledon Theatre

Write About Now is a brand new monthly event giving new and established writers an opportunity to try out their work before a paying audience and a panel of industry professionals. Beginning Sunday, 22nd September, 5 pieces will be selected for each monthly event, then semi-staged in the Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre. What they …

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Glass Splinters seeking submissions for event at the Pleasance

‘Glass Splinters’ is returning for their third event of new writing on the 4th of November in the new Downstairs Space at The Pleasance Theatre in Islington, and are seeking submissions from female (or female identifying, including non-binary and transwomen) writers for pieces inspired by women from history. They can be famous, revolutionary or someone …

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Pontardawe Art Centre’s Script Slam 2019 accepting submissions from Wales based writers

Pontardawe Arts Centre is seeking submissions from Wales based writers for their 2019 Script Slam. Twelve scripts will be selected and performed in three heats during the autumn season in front of an audience and a panel of judges. The judges (Derek Cobley, Chelsey Gillard and Dean Verbeck) will give feedback on all the pieces …

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Writing West Midlands: Short Course: Starting to Write (Prose & Scripts)

A five-week short course on both the creative and the practical aspects of writing novels, short stories and scripts. You’ll create characters, plan plots and discuss dialogue as you write from scratch or develop work you’ve already begun. At the same time you’ll learn about what publishers need and why – plus the essentials you …

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The Progress Theatre launches two projects for aspiring playwrights

The Progress Theatre will be launching two projects for new writers this autumn. Reading Playwrightsis a set of workshops for new playwrights and Scratch Reading is an opportunity for playwrights to see their work staged. The Progress Theatre is at the Mount, off Christchurch Road, Reading RG1 5HL and already supports new writers with its annual short play competition Writefest and their double-bill of …

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Everyman & Playhouse: The Playwrights’ Programme (Liverpool writers)

Each year, up to eight writers are invited to join The Everyman & Playhouse’s completely free Playwrights’ Programme and work closely with our New Works team to hone their playwriting skills and knowledge. The programme invites writers to explore the fundamentals of playwriting through a series of fortnightly workshops led by the New Works team, visiting …

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National Theatre: How to Develop your Playwriting Autumn 2019

How to Develop your Playwriting Autumn 2019 Tue 17 September – Tue 3 December (not including Tue 22 and 29 Oct), 6.30-8.30pm Clore Learning Centre, £500/£350 A ten-week course led by playwright Chris Bush which will give an insight into approaches to developing your playwriting. Chris is a Sheffield-born playwright, lyricist and theatre-maker. She has been a …

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Event: Clean Break’s Writers: Here. There. Then. Now.

Clean Break’s Writers: Here. There. Then. Now. For forty years Clean Break is proud to have produced ground-breaking plays by some of Britain’s best playwrights. A selection of these progressive, brilliant artists come together to share what they have learnt from working with Clean Break, what the future holds for women playwrights and why complicated, …

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