Kimberley Andrews

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 11 September 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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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – BBC Writersroom: Script Room 10 open for submissions

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: BBC Writersroom – Script Room 10 open for Drama submissions Description: BBC Writersroom’s regular window for unsolicited scripts is now …

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Manchester Literature Festival: Talk with Danny Brocklehurst

If you’re an aspiring screenwriter then this is your chance to gain valuable insights into writing for television from Manchester’s very own Danny Brocklehurst. The BAFTA and International Emmy Award-winning screenwriter will talk with Anne Edyvean, Head of BBC Writersroom, about his journey from City Life critic to writer on shows including Clocking Off, Shameless, …

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Free Creative Writing Workshop with LMA Artist in Residence Nick Field

LMA artist in residence Nick Field will be leading a creative writing workshop based around rare footage from the archive film collections, with specific reference to historic pageantry. Footage will include amateur footage shot at the Lord Mayors Show in 1935 that has been digitised for the first time especially. This workshop is part of …

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Coffee House Theatre accepting submissions for one-act plays

Coffee House Theatre is now accepting submissions for a One-Act Play with two actors, to be performed alongside an existing 50 minute monologue next year – in an evening of two One-Acts. This will be a paid opportunity. Coffee House Theatre is  a collaboration between community members with mental heatlh difficulties or addiction issues and …

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BBC Writersroom – Script Room 10 now open for Drama submissions

BBC Writersroom’s regular window for unsolicited scripts is now open for Drama scripts (TV, film, radio, stage or online). Writers will be asked to submit: 1 drama script of at least 30 minutes / pages in length for TV, Film, Radio, Stage or Online* A brief bio of your writing to date (up to 1 paragraph) If …

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Madam Renards Mini Fringe Festival Swindon open for applications from writers and performers

Applications are now open for the Madam Renards Mini Fringe 2016, Swindon’s only fringe performing arts festival! The Mini Fringe 2016 will run between the 1st and 10th April. 2015’s Mini Fringe featured plays, dance, musicals, operas, new writing, stand-up comedy & one person shows from companies as far afield as Serbia and Sardinia – …

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SCRIPT LAB Playwriting Competition – open to writers from Beds/Bucks/Herts

SCRIPT LAB 2015/16 Luton Library Theatre is launching a brand new playwriting competition to uncover exciting new playwriting talent across the Three Counties. “We are looking for local writers regardless of age or experience to submit their work to Script Lab.  Scripts will be read by a panel of industry professionals including Teresa Burns (Award …

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Melanin Box Festival 15/The Initiative.dkf accepting theatre and film submissions from black/POC writers

Mɛlənɪn Box Festival – December 2015 is a three day showcase of novel works by up-and-coming black British theatre and film makers, as well as theatre and film makers of colour. This festival is about dismantling the perceived esoteric nature of creative arts industries and providing the long coveted platform, space and opportunity for POC creative …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 4 September 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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