Kimberley Andrews

‘Leytonstone Itch’ Seeking Writers for Scratch Night

They are looking for performers and writers to submit their work for the third ‘Leytonstone Itch’ – a hugely entertaining night showcasing new work at Leytonstone’s award-winning ‘All You Read Is Love’ (http://www.allyoureadislove.com/) The Leytonstone Itch is a scratch night like no other, an opportunity to try out ideas, share new work and get inspiration in …

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The Nickelodeon Writing Program – Open for Submissions

Want to write for children’s television? Want to learn what it’s like to be a writer at a major US television network? The Nickelodeon Writing Program could be the opportunity you’re looking for! This global initiative offers the successful applicant a salaried position with Nickelodeon for six months. They will spend three months in London …

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New Competition Launched with Drama Centre London, Oberon Books, The Bush Theatre & Partners

The Student Guide to Writing: Playwriting is a new competition series from the Bush Theatre, Oberon Books, the MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins and Writers at Work Productions and has now launched. The aim of the competition series is to encourage writers to learn and provide access to the …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 4 December 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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BBC Birmingham and The REP: Birmingham Writer in Residence – Further Details Released

We brought you news of this scheme a little while back and as promised, here are the full details… BBC Writersroom is sponsoring a six month part time residency for a produced Birmingham writer, sharing their time between BBC Television Drama, BBC Radio Drama, and Birmingham Repertory Theatre (The REP). Spending around fifteen days with …

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The Roundhouse Online Film Fund Open for Submissions (18-25 year olds)

Do you have an incredible idea for a short film? Three emerging filmmakers can win everything they need to transform their idea for an online short into reality. Your film can be about anything you like, from narrative to animation, documentary to video art – as long as it’s less than 5 minutes long. What …

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Sky Academy Arts Scholarships – Theatre & Comedy (18-30 year olds)

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships, run in partnership with Hiive, provide financial support and mentoring for five talented young artists aged 18-30 from across the UK and Ireland.  The aim of the scholarships is to give young people the time, space and money they need to develop their creative practice and unlock their potential. Each artist will …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – The Red Planet Prize 2016

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 Red Planet Prize 2016 – Launched! Description: Red Planet is committed to uncovering Britain’s next generation of writing talent, and …

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RED Women’s Theatre Awards Accepting Submissions of One-Act Plays on the Theme of Resistance

RED Women’s Theatre awards invites all playwrights who identify as female to submit One-Act political plays on the theme of Resistance. Their first regional competition is taking place at Greenwich Theatre on 6 March 2016. How to apply:  Please read submission guidelines before applying – there is a detailed guide along with the stimulus on their website …

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FREE ‘An Introduction to Screenwriting’ course with University of East Anglia, Creative Skillset & FutureLearn

Screenplays form the starting point for most dramatic films, the essential work from which all other filmmaking flows. All of the tender romance, terrifying action and memorable lines begin at the screenwriter’s desk. Get the skills and resources to tell these stories with the Introduction to Screenwriting free online course from the University of East …

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