BBC writersroom, Northern Film & Media, Screen Yorkshire, and Northwest Vision + Media are searching for exceptional writers from the North who want to write drama for television. If you have a strong individual voice, the ability to create great characters and tell compelling stories, and a real passion for television drama, you could take part in Northern Voices.Full details are available on the BBC Writersroom website. The closing date for applications is 28 August 2009.
Northern Voices will provide training and development for up to four writers from each region to learn about writing for television drama from some of the most experienced producers and writers in the country. It will also provide the opportunity to develop an original TV drama calling card script with the support of a writer mentor.
Northern Voices will include a day long workshop led by John Yorke, BBC Controller, Drama Production. This workshop will give a detailed and invaluable insight into writing continuing drama for the BBC. The scheme will also include access to a nationally renowned writer mentor in each region.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
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