Northern Ireland Screen seeking feature film scripts for its New Writer Focus Scheme 2020-21

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking feature film scripts to develops for its New Writer Focus scheme 2020-21.

Who can apply?

Only Northern Ireland resident writers new to feature film and long-form drama are eligible to apply. For the avoidance of doubt “writers new to feature film and long-form drama” in this context means a writer without a writing credit on a produced feature film or long-form drama. 

How to Apply:

You can apply with a first draft of the feature script you wish to develop through the scheme.

Applying with a first draft of the script you wish to develop

You must include:

  • The first draft of the script you wish to develop. (Screenplays must be in a standard industry script format in Courier 12 point font.)
  • A document containing:
  • A logline
  • 1 paragraph synopsis of the story
  • A 1 page story outline in Courier 12 point font

Visit the Northern Ireland Screen website to apply

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Deadline: 6pm, Thursday 28th May 2020 

Source: BBC Writer’s Room

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