BBC Scriptroom 11 call out for Comedy submissions

The BBC Writersroom will shortly open to submissions for Scriptroom 11, seeking comedy scripts.  This window for unsolicited scripts is open between 10am on 14th March and 5pm on 4th April 2016 for Comedy scripts (TV, film, radio, stage or online).

What to submit:  Writers will be asked to submit:

  • 1 comedy 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 you are submitting an episode script for a series/serial, you may also attach a brief outline (1-3 pages) of further episodes and the series/serial as a whole.  This should be attached as a separate PDF document to your script.

Your script should be a saved as a single PDF document of no more than 10MB in size.

If you are submitting a sample script for Children’s TV or Online, you are welcome to submit 2 x 15 min episodes as a single PDF document.

How to apply:  Applications are made online through their e-submissions system.

Be sure to read the FAQ on their website, and check out their online writing and submission resources (from information about what they’re looking for, to a library of sample scripts).

Deadline:  4 April 2016 at 5pm   (*Please note: applications are not open until 14 March 2016)

Source:  BBC Writersroom

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