Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 17 April 2015

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).  Opportunities are grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline).

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Pick of the Week:

Our latest opportunities Pick of the Week is Little Pieces of Gold’s call for short plays.

Opportunities with deadlines:

Etch seeking submissions for Scratch Night #6 at the Peckham Pelican – 17 April 2015 at midnight

Sherman Cymru accepting submissions on the theme of ‘social uprising’ – Deadline: 20 April 2015 at 12pm

BFI Trainee Script Editor job (paid) – Deadline: 20 April 2015

Calling all Lambeth writers! New play competition open for submissions – Deadline:  23 April 2015

Scripts Editor & Scripts Assistant roles – Hollyoaks, 12 month fixed term contract – Deadline:  24 April 2015

Little Pieces of Gold open for submissions of 10 minute plays – Deadline:  27 April 2015

Greener Sky Productions seeking film scripts (paid) – Deadline: 29 April 2015

The Walter Swan Playwriting Award 2015 seeking 20-30 minute plays – Deadline:  30 April 2015

The Bread & Roses 2015 Playwriting Competition (£50 prize) – Deadline:  30 April 2015

Wellcome Trust Arts Awards funding opportunity – Deadline: 1 May 2015

Paint Dry Theatre accepting submissions for scratch night – Deadline: 1 May 2015

24:7 Theatre Festival seeking monologues performance in Manchester – Deadline: 4 May 2015

Tron Theatre (Glasgow) accepting submissions for scratch night – Theme: BETRAYAL – Deadline: 7 May 2015

IdeasTap Editor’s Brief accepting submissions on the theme of ‘Endings’- Deadline: 8 May 2015

BBC Radio 2 seeking official Artist in Residence for £20,000 bursary – Deadline: 10 May 2015

ArtsEd seeking 10-12 min short film scripts – Deadline: 22 May 2015

2015 Pint-sized Plays competition open for submissions -Deadline: 31 May 2015

Little Fish Theatre accepting short play submissions for Pick of the Vine production – Deadline: 31 May 2015

From Page to Stage showcase for musical theatre in development – Deadline: 1 June 2015

‘Monsters on Stage’ A Call for Monologues and Short Plays (Kentucky, USA) – Deadline: 1 June 2015

Wanted: music/art/writing/film/anything – Deadline: 2 June 2015

2015 Bruntwood Prize Competition open to submissions – Deadline: 5 June 2015

King’s Cross Award for New Writing from Courtyard Theatre (£10 fee, £5,000 prize) – Deadline: 30 June 2015

Roister Doister Publishing launch competition to find plays for young people – Deadline: 3 July 2015

Verity Bargate Award 2015 (£6,000 prize) – Deadline: 31 July 2015

Saving Endangered Species (SES) International Playwriting Prize (California, $100 prize) – Deadline: 30 November 2015

Events and workshops: 

Live Online Workshop with Dawn Walton offered by the Bruntwood Prize – Tuesday 28 April 2015 from 6.00pm – 8.00pm

“Writing with Teenagers” Playwriting Masterclass with Fin Kennedy (£60 fee) – Saturday 18 April 2015 from 10.30am to 5pm

Ongoing submissions:

Oxford based filmmakers seeking short film scripts – Deadline: none posted

London Short Play Festival accepting submissions – Deadline: none posted

TreePress seeking playwrights to upload scripts for Beta Testing – Deadline: none posted

New Prose in East London seeking submissions – Deadline: not posted

East End Literary Salon open to rolling submissions – Deadline: rolling

Creative Writer on UK Popular Culture wanted (London/ Reading) – paid – Deadline: none posted

Peppered Wit seeking submissions for fringe festivals – Deadline: none posted

Orange Tea Theatre accepting submissions – Deadline: rolling

Fractured Lines accepting scripts for new writing night – Deadline: rolling

Theatrelab accepting scripts – rolling submissions

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

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

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

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

COG ARTSpace call out for playwrights! – Deadline: None posted


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