Opportunities weekly round-up: 23 May 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).

ArtsEd Short Film Scripts – a chance to get your short film produced – Deadline: 23 May 2014

Significant Other Festival 2014 seeking writers – Deadline: 24 May 2014

BBC Writersroom Top Tips on Screenwriting seminar – Deadline: seminar takes place on 28 May 2014, booking in advance is recommended.

Theatre by Numbers accepting submissions for script development project – Deadline: 29 May 2014

Tron Theatre (Glasgow) seeking submissions for Progressive Playwright Event – Deadline: 29 May 2014

Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize launched (£20 entry fee) – Deadline: 30 May 2014

Theatre Royal Stratford East launches Musical Theatre Initiative – Deadline: 30 May 2014

BBC Writersroom/ IdeasTap writing workshop – Deadline: 30 May 2014

Organised Chaos accepting submissions (£5 entry) – Deadline: 31 May 2014

Pint-sized Plays 2014 – open for submissions (entry fee)- Deadline: 31 May 2014

Shore Screenwriting Competition (cash prize, £25-£40) – Deadline:  31 May 2014 (Earlybird deadline); 31 August (final deadline)

Ghost Dog Productions accepting 10 minute plays – Deadline: 2 June 2014

Time Zone Theatre Company seeking proposals for full-length plays inspired by Karl Kraus’s The Last Days of Mankind (£1000 fee for writer) – Deadline: 4 June 2014

MAC Birmingham Performing Arts Fellowship – call for Expressions of Interest – Deadline: 5 June 2014 at 10am

Cro Magnon Theatre accepting scripts on the theme ‘SCREAM’ – Deadline: 6 June 2014

The Scenic Route accepting submissions for musical theatre cabaret – Deadline: 6 June 2014

Live Theatre seeking playwrights for “10 Minutes To…” (Newcastle) – Deadline: 9 June 2014

Tron Theatre seeking 15 minute plays in response to the Commonwealth Games – Deadline: 9 June 2014

B3 Talentlab open for applications (BAME artists) – Deadline: 9 June 2014

Menagerie seeking submissions for One Page Play Competition at Hotbed 2014 – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm

IdeasTap accepting submissions on theme of ‘Apocalypse’ – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm

StoneCrabs Theatre company looking for short plays about Brazilian culture – Deadline: 16 June 2014

Newsboy seeking scripts for ‘Commonwealth Edition’ – Deadline: 20 June 2014

The Newspeak Theatre Company seeks writer for their writers-room – Deadline: 30 June 2014

Hidden River Arts Playwriting Award (Pennsylvania USA, $1000 prize, $17 entry fee) – Deadline: 30 June 2014

2013 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award– Deadline: 1 July 2014

2014 William Saroyan Prize for Human Rights / Social Justice ($10,000 prize, $20 entry fee) – Deadline: 15 July 2014

Alfred Fagon award 2014 open for applications from playwrights of Caribbean or African descent – Deadline: 1 August 2014

Mardibooks accepting one-act plays for e-book – Deadline: 1 August 2014 at 5pm

Yale Drama Series Competition 2014 – Deadline: 15 August 2014

Shore Screenwriting Competition (cash prize, £25-£40) – Deadline:  31 May 2014 (Earlybird deadline); 31 August (final deadline)

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

Ongoing submissions:

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

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