Play Submissions Helper: 22 playwriting opportunities with August deadlines

Play Submissions Helper have published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines August 2019. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but you can click through to peruse the whole list of playwriting opportunities. Deadline: various throughout August  2019 …

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The Comedy Crowd: Chorts – accepting two minute comedy videos

Comedy writers and performers – can you make a 2 minute comedy video? Chorts is an annual competition by The Comedy Crowd for 2 minute comedy videos that show potential to be developed into a series of superb episodes or sketches. It’s free to enter, and shortlisted entries will be reviewed by an industry judging panel and screened at …

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Making Films: One Month Short Films Challenge – accepting pitches

Could you make a film in one month, on a zero budget? If you reach the deadline your short film is screened at a London venue. There are no submission fees, no charges, this is an entirely artistic, collaborative, non-profit filmmaking group. This is their 6th edition and up until now, they have curated 44 short …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 19 July 2019

Want to support LPB? Become a member! 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). …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: The Alfred Fagon Award open for entries

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: The Alfred Fagon Award open for entries Description: The competition is open to any playwright …

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Sterts Theatre One Act Playwriting Competition

The competition is open to anyone 16 + years and entries must be original plays not previously published or publicly performed. The play should be for a maximum of four adult actors and suitable for a studio space but there is no theme or restriction on location. Running-time should be 25-35 minutes. How to apply: …

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The John Byrne Award open for applications (16-30/ Scotland)

The John Byrne Award is an online exhibition and competition exploring personal and societal values. Entries are open to people aged 16-30 and living and/or working in Scotland of single pieces of creative work in any medium – Audio, Video, Writing (including Scripts) or Imagery. An entry should include: (1) A single piece of creative work …

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Ink Festival accepting submissions

 INK festival is an opportunity for writers of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience who want to see their play performed professionally. INK is accepting submissions of short scripts in a number of categories. These are: Short play (30 minutes or less) Radio play (15 minutes or less) Themed play (10 minutes or less, maximum 3 cast, must include the words …

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