B3 Talentlab open for applications (BAME artists)

B3 TalentLab is back for 2014! They are looking for Black, Asian and minority ethnic artists and filmmakers based in the UK, with short or long form film, theatre, spoken word, digital art, or transmedia projects, to take part in a series of development workshops. Getting through to the final stage will mean substantial development …

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Tron Theatre (Glasgow) seeking submissions for Progressive Playwright Event

The Progressive Playwright is an evening of play readings for new and developing playwrights, where the playwright can hear short extracts of their work directed and performed by professional actors in The Tron Victorian Bar.  Following the readings there will be feedback and discussion which can help the playwright progress to the next stage of …

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Significant Other Festival 2014 seeking writers

From 1st – 5th July 2014, the Pensive Federation will run the third annual Significant Other Festival as 10 writers create their 10 minute masterpiece, joined by 10 directors and 20 actors – all in 10 days. 10 original works will be created around the theme “significant other” in addition this year they will add a …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 16 May 2014

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). BAFTA accepting scripts for comedy showcase (entry fee) – Deadline: 19 May 2014 Lincoln Performing Arts Centre accepting scripts  – Deadline: 22 May 2014 ArtsEd Short Film Scripts – a chance to …

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BBC Writersroom Top Tips on Screenwriting seminar

Ever wondered how to send your script to the BBC and what happens when you do? How do they assess your work? What grabs them and what puts them off? If you’re after some tips, this is a session not to miss. BBC Writersroom is always on the lookout for fresh, new, talented writers of …

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MAC Birmingham Performing Arts Fellowship – call for Expressions of Interest

mac birmingham intends to make an application the BBC Performing Arts Fund to host a Performing Arts Fellowship under the recently announced 2014 scheme. The scheme aims to support individuals through the early stages of their performing arts careers; helping them to establish themselves in the professional world through bespoke placements within existing performing arts organisations. …

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StoneCrabs Theatre company looking for short plays about Brazilian culture

Brasiliance is an oral history project launched by StoneCrabs Theatre company, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It focuses on the oral histories of Brazilians living in London since the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. As a finale of this project, StoneCrabs is organising Brasiliance Weekend at Rich Mix, a two day event celebrating Brazilian brilliance. …

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Everything Theatre accepting plays for podcast readings

Everything Theatre welcome script submissions for their Podcast Readings series from both established and emerging playwrights. What they are looking for: 15 – 20 MINUTE scripts that portray modern urban society in all its complexity, both nationally and internationally. Alternatively, they enjoy comic scripts which at the same time tap into the depths of human nature. They …

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Tron Theatre seeking 15 minute plays in response to the Commonwealth Games

These plays will be performed as readings during Glasgow 2014 as part of The Tron’s Home Nations Programme. The scripts should be a response to the athletes, events, sports, political issues or scandals of The Commonwealth Games since 1930. The plays should take us on an interesting, alternative journey of the Games. Scripts should be …

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Little Brother Productions offering a writer £1000 to develop television idea

Following the success of their 2010 & 2012 initiatives, Little Brother Productions are again offering a talented writer £1000 to develop an original television drama idea of theirs through to treatment. This continues their commitment to championing and supporting new writing talent, and developing original drama projects for television with some of the brightest emerging …

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