Opportunities

RSL Literature Matters Awards

Annual project awards of £20,000 in total, rewarding and enabling literary excellence and innovation. An RSL Literature Matters Award must result in new, original writing or other literary activity of an excellent artistic standard, which will reach a substantial readership or audience. It may be: • a piece or pieces of writing • a publication …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 5 July 2024

Our weekly round-up of opportunities and news! Can you help us to keep going? Find out more here  *Make sure you never miss an opportunity. Sign up for our email list to get the weekly roundup direct to your inbox! * London Playwrights’ Member Opportunities Not a member yet? Sign up here for just £3.63   Members Submission …

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Soulspire Arts looking for writers/ performers for Roots & Connections: A scratch night of new work

Soulspire Arts are looking for writers/performers who are at their early stages of developing a piece of writing or interested in creating a new piece of work for their debut scratch night: “Roots & Connections: A scratch night of new work” taking place at  The Space on Sunday 29th September! “Roots & Connections” as their theme, emphasises …

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Yale Drama Series Opens for Submissions!

The 2024 Yale Drama Prize winner will be announced in June 2024. The Yale Drama Series is seeking submissions for its 2025 playwriting competition. The winning play will be selected by the series’ current judge, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of …

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UK Next Wave Genre Lab

The UK Next Wave Genre Lab is an innovative development initiative delivered by Film Constellation, Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival, Tatino Films, through the BFI Creative Challenge Fund, made possible with National Lottery funding. This programme is dedicated to UK-based writers, directors and producers working on their first, second, or third feature film with a strong emphasis on …

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The Residency | Story Compound & Greenacre Films (BFI Challenge Fund)

Story Compound and Greenacre Films have launched The Residency; an online talent incubator looking for screenwriters working in the Action and Thriller genres, welcoming Global Majority, female and LGBTQIA+ talent. The Residency will give ten screenwriters the opportunity to develop their feature length projects, alongside participating in masterclasses with leading industry executives, directors and writers, covering topics from …

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Shape Arts & The Literary Consultancy | Free Reads

Free Reads is back! Shape Arts has partnered with The Literary Consultancy for another year to facilitate their Free Reads scheme which provides opportunities for professional feedback for low-income writers from underrepresented backgrounds. TLC, the UK’s leading literary consultancy, run the scheme every year, helping hundreds of writers on to publication, but its main aim is to support writers developing …

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Channel 4 and NFTS | Script to Screen

Channel 4 and the National Film and Television School are running an exciting week of online sessions that are all free and open to anyone to join. The theme of the week is Script to Screen. These exciting sessions will offer unique insights from a wide range of film & television experts, who will share their expertise and discuss …

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