The Royal Television Society North East and the Border Centre is launching its 2017 Awards with a drinks and info evening on 6th September
The C21 Drama Series Script Competition, in partnership with eOne Entertainment, is looking for an outstanding pilot for a one-hour drama series from a fresh writer or writing team. Deadline: 13 October.
Second Sun screenwriters group meets from 2-5pm on the second Sunday of each month at The Telegraph in central Newcastle. It offers an opportunity for like-minded folk to share news, tips and companionship.
The BBC is looking for the next generation of documentary film makers. Six candidates will be given the opportunity to Produce and Direct their first long-form documentary. Clsoing date: 04 Sept.
This year’s THIS WAY UP takes place in Glasgow in November, bringing together exhibitors from across the UK to explore new ideas, emerging audience trends and the future of cinema.
European Short Pitch is an initiative aimed at promoting the European coproduction of short films. It combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency and a coproduction forum. Deadline: 30th Sept.
The Cutting Edge Directors Scheme is a series of eight industry-led sessions designed to give experienced documentary makers the skills to find their voice and the chance to make a Cutting Edge film. Deadline: Friday 9th Sept.
4 x £10k script development awards plus 6 months of high level industry support are available through this new programme, from The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund in partnership with Big Talk Productions and LOCO
This scheme funds early stage ideas for TV, radio, games and film projects inspired by biomedical science and its impact on our lives.
The WFTV Mentoring Scheme is designed for women who have more than 5 years experience working in TV, film or digital production. Applications welcome from anyone working in editorial, craft or business roles in any genre.
Third Films have launched a Crowdfunding campaign to aid the distribution of Light Years in the UK this Autumn.
The BFI are calling on filmmakers and others across the industry value chain to help shape their next five-year plan
The second Sunderland Shorts Film Festival features director Q&A’s, films from partner festival DC Shorts including Oscar winner THE STUTTERER, and professional development workshops on The Art of Steadicam and Bullet-Time Photography