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Media Predict Project Publish Contest 2007

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Closing date: 
17 September 2007
Entry: 
For some it will be an opportunity to get publicity and the chance of literary representation.
Prize: 
Touchstone will select an unsigned book proposal from the Media Predict site for future publication

Media Predict Project Publish Contest

Closing date 17 September 2007

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2008 Aeon Award for Short Stories - 30 September

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Closing date: 
30 September 2008
Entry: 
Open to all Entry fee 7 euros
Prize: 
1,000 euros and publication in Albedo One, Ireland's magazine of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror; second and third place cash prize of 200 and 100 euros respectively for this year

Open to all

Deadlines 30 September and 30 November

Entry fee 7 euros

The contest is open to submissions of up to 8000 words (no minimum word limit) in any speculative fiction genre, from Fantasy and Science Fiction to Supernatural and Horror or anything in-between, especially any stories that are quirky or unclassifiable.   Read more

2008 Red Planet Writing Competition

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Closing date: 
30 September 2008
Entry: 
Budding writers should send in the first ten pages of a 60 minute pilot script with television series potential. The entry should also include a one-page outline about the series. There are no guidelines or restrictions in terms of genre or subject.
Prize: 
£5,000 prize, representation by a leading literary agency and a script commission from Red Planet Pictures; Runners up will have the opportunity to be mentored by the Red Planet team

Open to all

Closing date September 30th 2008.

The winner will receive a £5,000 prize, representation by a leading literary agency and a script commission from Red Planet Pictures.

Runners up will have the opportunity to be mentored by the Red Planet team.  Read more

2008 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Screenwriting Award

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Closing date: 
15 July 2008
Entry: 
All non-American writers under the age of 30 are eligible
Prize: 
$2,500 prize and an invitation to the International Emmy Awards Gala in November

Peter Ustinov Television Screenwriting Award

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation awards the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award each year.

Deadline 15 July

All non-American writers under the age of 30 are eligible  Read more

Sharps | Think you can write for TV?

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Closing date: 
16 June 2008
Entry: 
Open to UK and Eire residents over 18
Prize: 
Eight final writers will be selected for a week-long residential, with an intensive focus on developing their work, craft, and writer’s 'toolbox', with input from BBC Drama Production and professional writers. Each of the eight writers will also receive a £500 bursary, mentoring from in-house development teams at the BBC, and a showcase rehearsed reading with professional actors.

BBC writersroom is looking for the next generation of  script-writing talent.

Closing date noon on 16 June

Open to UK and Eire residents over 18  Read more

2008 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award

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Closing date: 
15 July 2009
Entry: 
Eligible to writers who are under 30 years of age and are non-US citizens residing outside the US. For a half-hour to one hour English-language TV drama script for a family audience. No entry fee
Prize: 
$2,500 prize

2008 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award

Deadline 15 July 2009

Eligible to writers who are under 30 years of age and are non-US citizens residing outside the US.  Read more

The London Screenwriters Festival 2012

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Closing date: 
26 October 2012
Entry: 
Open to all
Prize: 
No prize

The London Screenwriters' Festival 2012 - 26th to 28th October

Every year, the London Screenwriters' Festival gets better.  Read more

Good Writing Awards

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Closing date: 
31 December 2009
Entry: 
Nomination open only to UK citizens
Prize: 
The Good Writing Awards

Good Writing Awards

Closing date 31 December 2009

Nomination  open only to UK citizens

The National Academy of WritingMajor new initiative to establish a national academy in the UK. More than 100 established writer patrons support its aims and will be visiting the Academy to help deliver the programme. Applicants for the one year vocational course will have to submit a portfolio of writing. www.writingacademy.org has launched the Good Writing Awards.  Read more

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