Friday 20 February 2009

BAFTA New Writing Forum

Filmbase reports that the next BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum will take place at BAFTA in London in April.

The closing date for submissions is 20 March 2009 at 17.00 GMT.

If you would like your script to be considered, please send a hard copy of the following to

195 Piccadilly
London W1J 9LN

  1. 10 minute Script extract (12 pages maximum) - each page must list your name, script title and page number. The script can be short film, feature, theatre or television – please note we are not accepting theatre or radio scripts on this occasion.
  2. Long synopsis - min 350 to a max of 500 words.
  3. Short synopsis - max 50 words.
  4. Cast break down and outline of each character that appears in extract.
  5. Introduction to provide context, outlining where the extract fits into the overall story and must clearly state whether the script is a feature, short, or television drama.
  6. A short writing and industry relevant biography - 150 words max – please be specific with titles etc.
  7. Only standard script formats will be accepted.
  8. Please include your full contact details i.e. name, email and a contact telephone number on your biog page.
  9. You should only submit work if you are able to attend on 29 April 2009.
  10. We will only accept a maximum of two submissions per writer.
  11. All writers will be notified within three weeks of the closing date.
  12. No email submissions will be accepted.
  13. Please include a stamped addressed envelope if you wish to have your submission materials returned.

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