Frightfest is back and the search resumes for new writers in the horror genre through its New Blood initiative.
Applications are open from Monday 12th July with potential participants asked to submit a 400 word proposal through the dedicated New Blood page on the FrightFest website.
If selected, each writer is expected to submit the first ten pages of their script idea.
The successful shortlisted applicants will workshop their ideas in a group setting under the guidance of top industry professionals and genre experts.
The New Blood networking and workshop event will be held on Thursday 26 August, the opening day of this year’s festival, in a Central London venue. All participants are expected to pay for their own travel and accommodation.
The deadline to submit is Monday 26th July 2021.
All successful applicants will be notified by the 31st of July, when they will be requested to send over their sample script pages.
Deadline: 26 July 2021
Source: BBC Writersroom