Opportunities weekly round-up: 12 September 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).

Greenhorn Short Film Festival scriptwriting consultations – Deadline: 12 September 2014

Maya Productions seeks writer for SUPERHEROES: SOUTH OF THE RIVER (paid) – Deadline: 12 September 2014

The Bread & Roses (Clapham) seeking short plays – Deadline: 14 September 2014

Chichester Young Playwrights open to submissions (age 16-25) – Deadline: 15 September 2014

The 404th Wall commissioning creative 404 error pages (paid) – Deadline: 15 September 2014

National Trust at Knole accepting proposals for writing commission – Deadline: 15 September 2014

1st Annual Book Pipeline Contest ($50 entry fee) – Deadline: 15 September 2014

17percent seeking submissions for She Writes (Chatham, Kent – women writers only), Theme: Byron – Deadline: 15 September 2014

Arts Centre Group Playwriting Competition (£10 entry fee, £100-300 prize) – Deadline: 15 September 2014

IdeasTap running a session on ‘how to write a screenplay’ with Jon Barton – Workshop date: 16 September at 10.30am – 12.30pm

Ghost Dog Productions seeking 10 minute plays about FEARS – Deadline: 19 September 2014

Royal Court Introduction to Playwriting Group open to submissions – Deadline: 22 September 2014

Feature Film screenplay mentoring from IdeasTap – Deadline: 24 September 2014

Tamasha seeking writers for new Playwriting Group – Deadline: 25 September 2014

Words and Women seeking submissions about the East of England – Deadline: 26 September 2014

Behind the Bikeshed: accepting sketches inspired by the Beatles for London showcase – Deadline: 27 September 2014

IdeasTap running a session on ‘the three act structure’ – Workshop date 29 September 2014 at 10.3am – 12.30pm

Fractured Lines call out for script for writers night – Deadline: 29 September 2014 at 5pm

BBC Writersroom Writers Prize – accepting scripts for radio – Deadline: 29 September 2014 at 5pm

BBC Writersroom to open Scriptroom 8 (for stage and radio plays) & Writer’s Prize in September – Deadline: 29 September 2014

Mikron Writers Scheme seeking writers – Deadline: 2 October 2014

Little Brother Productions offering a writer £1000 to develop television idea – Deadline: 3 October 2014

Progressive Playwright seeking short plays for themed evenings at Tron Theatre (Glasgow), Theme: Wealth – Deadline: 9 October 2014

Write Angles (Southend Playwriting Festival) seeking entries for 2015 (£5 entry fee, £250 prize) – Deadline: 10 October 2014

Gillian Hush Award – fully funded place on Arvon Course on writing for radio – Deadline: 13 October 2014

Opportunity for Professional Editorial Read of Your Work By The Literary Consultancy – Deadline: 10 October 2014

Royal Society of Literature Brookleaze Grants for Writers Autumn 2014 – Deadline: 17 October 2014

Gatton Community Theatre seeking scripts for youth company – Deadline: 26 October 2014

IdeasTap Editors Brief: accepting submissions on ‘Road Trip’ theme– Deadline: 30 October 2014

New York University seeking New Plays for Young Audiences – Deadline: 31 October 2014

Progressive Playwright seeking short plays for themed evenings at Tron Theatre (Glasgow), Theme: Forgiveness – Deadline: 12 November 2014

Proscenium Theatre Journal accepting play submissions – Deadline: 5 December 2014

SCI-FEST LA accepting submissions of short plays – Deadline: 15 December 2014


Ongoing submissions:

Theatrelab accepting scripts – rolling submissions

Mind the Gap seeking plays by British Writers for performance in NYC ($5 fee) – Deadline:  None posted.  Plays to be produced in November 2014

Kings Head Theatre seeking work in development for Without Decor – Deadline: none posted

Criterion new writing programme open for submissions – Deadline: none posted (but the course commences on 9 September 2014

Funding available for students at Glasgow University MLitt Playwriting & Dramaturgy – Deadline: none posted

Everything Theatre accepting plays for podcast readings – Deadline: none posted

Ice & Fire/ Amnesty International UK – rolling submissions for plays with human rights theme – Deadline: Ongoing

Performance Platform Opportunity, University of Greenwich – Deadline: None posted

Quids In Theatre Co seeking 40-60 minute plays for lunchtime series – Deadline: Ongoing

The Cockpit Theatre seeking work for scratch nights – No deadline posted but performances take place on the first Monday of the month through to June 2014.

ScriptSpace development workshop at The Space – Deadline: None

Shred Productions open to submissions – Deadline: None (open submissions)

Open Arts Cafe Call for Submissions – Deadline: None posted

Poppy Seed – accepting submissions of 5 minute scripts for blog – Deadline: None posted

BAREtruth Theatre looking for full length scripts – Deadline: None posted

Thistledew Desert Theatre (USA) seeking monologues and radio plays – Deadline: Rolling

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