Opportunities

Sky Studios and New Writing North – Sky Writes

Sky Writes is on the look-out for people who are at the very beginning of their journey in writing for television. You may already have a brilliant idea for a new series or have started working on a script, or you may have no previous writing experience. The programme will support you to begin to …

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The Literal Challenge: Like the Prose – open for registration

Back for a third year, Like The Prose is a writing opportunity from The Literal Challenge – a small social enterprise that brings together a community of writers, wannabe writers and newbies through creative challenges. Over the last few years, we’ve run 14 different challenges, in which people are encouraged to write a new piece …

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Pleasance: Fringe Futures Festival

FRINGE FUTURES FESTIVAL Applications are now OPEN for Fringe Futures Festival, a brand new festival of LIVE work-in-progress shows from leading independent performance makers. Taking place in North and South London across May and June, FFF21 is an innovative collaboration between the Pleasance & VAULT Creative Arts, providing an opportunity for early & mid-career artists to try …

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Submissions open for BOLD Playwrights development programme

BOLD Playwrights apply! BOLD is dedicated to transforming empty buildings into creative performing arts spaces & BOLD Elephant – a space to create, is our first. As well as creating our own work, we want to champion & support the work of playwrights. We believe there are too few opportunities for writers to develop their plays in …

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The Wolfson Cystic Fibrosis Centre & City Arts looking for an experienced freelance writer or poet

The successful candidate will work creatively with inpatients and outpatients at the centre in Nottingham. The work will enhance the environment at the centre and raise awareness of Cystic Fibrosis Fee: £2,000 Location: Wolfson Cystic Fibrosis Centre, St Francis Way, Nottingham, NG5 1PF Application Deadline: 26 Apr 2021, 5:00pm If successful, you will run a series of 1:1 …

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Submissions open for The Women’s Prize for Playwriting

The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is an open invitation to all writers who identify as female in the UK and Ireland to create vivid, exciting, and brave new work for the stage. The aim of the Prize is to celebrate and support women playwrights and to discover the best new work from writers at all levels …

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Sheffield Theatres and Cast: 4×4 Commissions for South Yorkshire based artists/companies/theatremakers/writers

This call out is a development opportunity aimed at artists, companies and makers of live performance to support your work for a period of four months during this transitional period. Each selected artist will receive: Support from Sheffield Theatres and Cast Mentoring from either venue £500 per month for a period of 4 months (£2,000 total) We …

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Beyond Face: applications open for new writers programme ‘We are Here… to Write’

Beyond Face is launching a writers group! We are looking for ethnically diverse artists (Artists who are people from the African and Caribbean diasporas, artists who are South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, North African, Middle Eastern or from ethnically diverse backgrounds) based in the South West region to be part of an initial 8 …

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Opportunities – Weekly Round-up: 9 April 2021

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Cleaner Ocean Foundation seeking Junior Scriptwriter

The Cleaner Ocean Foundation are looking for a junior script writer to help with development of the Kulo Luna film. If you are keen on ocean conservation issues, whales and climate change, we would like to hear from you with a sample script of one chapter. Please make contact with us using email, growth@blue-growth.org in …

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