Playwrights' Competition Calendar

October 2011

October 1st

Greenlight Award

  • Write a great screenplay that is ten pages or under.
  • Any genre you want.
  • Limit your characters, NO MORE than five speaking roles (5).
  • ONE major location only.

3rd October


A partnership between Rankin FilmThe Bureau and DazedTV, Collabor8te is an exciting new platform for short filmmaking; from script development through to production and distribution.

10 selected scripts will be developed by The Bureau and Rankin Film, with up to 8 scripts then produced by Rankin Film. These 8 short films will then complete their run on the international film festival circuit before being exhibited on DazedTV.

3rd October

Sixty Second Stories

Sixty Second Stories is a global survey of cinematic storytelling from a new generation of filmmakers.  Emerging filmmakers from all over the world are being asked to produce Sixty Second Stories – the best ninety stories will become a feature film.  The feature will premiere at the 2012 Berlinale, before playing festivals around the world.

20th October

COFILMIC sketch writing competition

As part of their festival, they’re offering comedy sketch writers the opportunity to have their work acted out before a live panel of judges at 4.30pm on Monday 31st October 2011. They would like comedy sketches with a live run time of anything between 30 seconds and 2 minutes – the funnier and shorter, the better. Just send your word document to with ‘sketch-writing competition’ in the header of the e-mail. Submissions are FREE.




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