An introduction to screenwriting,

The University of East Anglia’s School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing have built this free online course with instructors and recent alumni from their course in Creative Writing. Find out more here

The WFTV Pat Llewellyn Bursary Fund

Deadline: 19th August 2018

The fund is aimed at finding, and funding, women with the best, boldest and most creative factual entertainment or factual TV projects. The initiative is a joint collaboration between WFTV, the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV and was set up in memory of award-winning producer Pat Llewellyn. Find out more here


Filmstro & BAFTA Short Film Competition

Deadline: 20th August 2018

$40,000 dollars worth of prizes to be won. Read details on how to enter here. Winners will be announced on the 16th of September 2018 at BAFTA Guru Live. Find out more here

The BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Competition

Deadline: 26th September 2018

A platform for aspiring screenwriters. The benefits for a writer include: hearing their work read by professional actors, a development focused discussion generated by the readings, feedback and advice from experienced industry members. Find out more here

Writers for Season 11 of Doctor Who have been announced

Excerpt from '7 Questions With Thea Gajic'