Kimberley Andrews

Guardian Masterclasses: Writing a screenplay

Led by award-winning screenwriter Steve Attridge, this one-day course provides you with a strong introduction to some of the essential elements of a writing a good screenplay – from formatting a script for film or TV, to creating relatable characters and quotable dialogue. Ideal for novice scriptwriters, but packed with enough specialist knowledge to be …

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Free Online Digital Storytelling Course with BBC Academy/ Future Learn

Combine theory and practice to tell powerful stories through film online. Unleash your potential in this free online course via FutureLearn. The University of Birmingham, the BBC Academy and Creative Skillset have combined forces, to create this four-week, free online course. It will look at filmmaking theory and practice, and how they interact to produce good …

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The Progressive Playwright Award – Tron Theatre (Scottish writers only)

The Progressive Playwright returns – with a twist! Due to a high demand from playwrights – and the success of previous seasons, this Autumn The Tron Theatre in Glasgow is offering playwrights at all stages of their careers, that are Scottish or based in Scotland, the opportunity to become the recipient of the new Progressive …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 19 June 2015

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; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline). Want to be sure you never miss an opportunity?  Sign …

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The Northern Film School is looking for short film scripts for students to produce

The Northern Film School is looking for short film scripts (maximum 3 minutes) that students can make during their period of study. Sixteen scripts will be selected for production by a panel of students, tutors and industry personnel, and one script will also be selected for a Special Merit Award, and awarded a place on …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week –Theatre Royal Stratford East 2015 Perfect Pitch Award for musical theatre writing

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: Theatre Royal Stratford East 2015 Perfect Pitch Award for musical theatre writing Description: following last year’s success, the Perfect Pitch Award for …

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Etch Theatre Company accepting submissions for scratch night at the Peckham Pelican (deadline this Fri 19 June!)

Submissions are open for Etch Theatre Company’s  Scratch Night. They are looking for 5-15 mins of new writing that is considered by the writer to be still in development. They match writers with directors and help with casting. Each piece will then be rehearsed to performance standard and will be performed on July the 13th at The Peckham …

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Little Pieces of Gold accepting submissions of 10 minute plays

Little Pieces of Gold are now accepting submissions for their next showcase, which will take place on 7 September 2015 at The Cockpit Theatre. Guidelines: Open theme Scripts must have a run-time of no longer than 10 minutes  Minimum sound/lighting/props UK writers only One submission only No tv or film scripts please No more than …

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The BRIT School and The Bridge company seeking playwright (paid)

  The BRIT School are currently looking for a playwright for their graduate theatre company The Bridge to write their 2015/16 production. The Project The Bridge Company is a training initiative run by the BRIT School’s Theatre department on a professional theatre model. Student’s work towards a qualification in arts management and the vehicle by …

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Bush Theatre Summer submissions window now open

The Bush Theatre has now opened its’ summer 2015 submission window. The Playwriting Department at the Bush Theatre is committed to discovering the best new plays from playwrights who may be unknown to us and therefore seek unsolicited submissions from playwrights throughout the year in dedicated script windows.  We are proud to be a champion …

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