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New Writer Focus scheme 2017 – Applications now open



Date Posted: April 12, 2017

Northern Ireland Screen is now seeking feature film scripts to develop for its New Writer Focus scheme 2017-2018.

The scheme, which is supported by the BFI NET.WORK, is open to writers who are new to feature film and long-form dramas. Northern Ireland Screen will select four of the submitted scripts for development between August 2017 and April 2018.

What are we looking for:

  1. Compelling stories with a unique or fresh perspective.
  2. Ambitious authored voices.
  3. Stories with strong character journeys
  4. A range of art-house and commercial stories
  5. Feature film projects only
  6. Projects need not be limited by budget or genre.

The closing date for all applications is 12pm on Wednesday 28th June 2017.

For further detailed information about the application process, please click here.

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