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