Opportunities

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 21 November 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). Opportunities are now grouped into three sections: 1) Opportunities with Deadlines; 2) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline); and 3) Workshops and Events. Opportunities with deadlines: Calling Playwrights With Connections To The London Borough …

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The North Wall (Oxford) accepting applications for writer residency

The North Wall Arts Centre is offering an in-depth high-quality experience to talented young writers and directors. The TheatreCraft Easter project brings these two vital roles centre stage, offering them a team of professional actors and highly experienced mentors to work with in a safe and supportive space. The residency runs from Monday 23rd March – …

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MPG Pictures looking for a horror writer to work on mini series

MPG Pictures is looking to collaborate with a writer (s) on an ambitious project that looks to further blur the lines between film and gaming. If selected you’ll be contracted to produce a treatment for a mini series along with a draft of the first episode (30 mins). This is an excellent opportunity to get …

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Hollyoaks seeking senior story writer/ editor

Hollyoaks is looking to invest further in its story team by hiring a SENIOR STORY WRITER/STORY EDITOR. More than any other soap, Hollyoaks seeks to challenge its audience with daring and ambitious storytelling that hooks viewers in and has love, friendship and family at the centre of everything. They need creatives to help originate the show …

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Heavy Weather call out for playwrights!

Heavy Weather are now accepting submissions for the second edition of their new writing night LOVER, as part of the Black Box Festival at the Etcetera Theatre in January. They are looking for 4 plays, and one piece of spoken word. Your play should be ten minutes long, with minimal tech requirements, and with a same-sex relationship …

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Jessie Kesson Fellowship open for applications from writers with a production credit

Moniack Mhor is proud to host the eighth annual Jessie Kesson Fellowship. This annual award was established in 2009 by Moniack Mhor to honour Jessie Kesson’s inspirational life and work. Moniack Mhor Writers’ Centre (Scotland) is inviting established writers to apply for the Jessie Kesson Fellowship in 2015. The successful candidate will receive time and space …

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Orange Tea Theatre accepting submissions

Amsterdam based theatre company, Orange Tea, is accepting full length plays for a production in 2015-2016. They are looking for plays of about 60-90 minutes in length for a cast of 2-4. Plays should be contemporary and reflect global society. Topics might – but don’t have to – include the environment, social issues, cultural differences …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 14 November 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). Opportunities are now grouped into three sections: 1) Opportunities with Deadlines; 2) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline); and 3) Workshops and Events. Opportunities with deadlines: Greenwich & Lewisham Young Writers Collective: Writing For …

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Giant Cherries LGBT Playwriting Competition 2015 (£20 entry fee)

Giant Cherry Productions are pleased to announce the launch of their new annual LGBT Playwriting Contest! The premise is simple: they are on the lookout for the next great gay play with LGBT characters, stories or themes. Three scripts will be selected as finalists and then performed as staged readings in London in Autumn 2015. Of …

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Stitchin’ Fiction seeking submissions for collaborative scratch night

Stitchin’ Fiction is new writing night where casting, rehearsing, and performing takes place in the course of a single evening. Once a month, writers are given the chance to see their words brought to life by performers, who in turn get to hone their improvisation and workshopping skills in a relaxed atmosphere, and be on …

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