Two new opportunities, with thanks to BBC Writersroom for the links.
The LA Features Scheme, being run by Northern Film and Media, is looking to support experienced regional writers to develop a full length feature screenplay aimed at the American market. The scheme is only open to submissions from individuals who have had a script commissioned before, either regionally or nationally, and are willing to commit to a rigorous scheme and work within the tight deadlines specified. Full details are available on the website. The deadline for applications is 13 August 2007.
The Spark Scriptwriting Scheme is run by Screen Yorkshire and offers the chance to participate in a development programme of workshops and tutorials. Applicants must be aged 18 or over and live or work in the Yorkshire and Humber Region. The closing date for applications is 15 August 2007.