Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) – Script Starter

EIFF invites Scotland-based writers from under-represented groups to apply for the second edition of Script Starter.

Script Starter will provide writing talent in the early stages of their careers with a fantastic opportunity to develop their screenwriting skills, hone their creative voices and increase their confidence within the film industry.

The programme has sought applications from the following under-represented groups:

  • Those from low-income/socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Black, Asian, mixed heritage and ethnically diverse applicants
  • Those from refugee and/or migrant backgrounds
  • Disabled or D/deaf applicants
  • LGBTQIA+ applicants
  • Rurally excluded people
  • Care-experienced applicants and current carers

To find out more and apply visit the EIFF website

Deadline: Thursday 26th May 2022 at noon

Source: BBC Writersroom

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