Scriptwriting Scholarships 2020

BAFTA Rocliffe TV Drama Call

BAFTA Rocliffe TV Drama Call

This is a call for UK Based writers with a script. Your script could be selected for the Bafta showcase! We run four different competitions throughout the year: Film, Comedy, Writing for Children and TV Drama.

Deadline: 27 August

ScreenCraft Film Production Fund

ScreenCraft Film Production Fund

Whether you have a simple screenplay or a film that’s already in production, we want to consider it for our grant program. We consider a range of projects, from standalone screenplays, to fully packaged projects seeking finishing funds.

Deadline: 31 October

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Every year, BlueCat provides a community for the unknown screenwriter to develop their work, giving undiscovered talent a path to professional success.

ScreenCraft Family Script Contest

ScreenCraft Family Script Contest

Writing a feature film that the entire family will love? Families are the most influential moviegoing audience, yet there’s a surprising lack of high-quality films that appeal to the whole family.

Slamdance Writing Competition

Slamdance Writing Competition

The Slamdance Screenplay Competition is dedicated to discovering and supporting emerging writing talent. We welcome screenplays in every genre, on any topic, from anywhere in the world. A unique feature of the competition is providing constructive feedback for every entrant.

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosts an international screenwriting competition established to identify new talent in screenwriting. Fellowship recipients are expected to complete at least one original feature film screenplay during the Fellowship year.

NBC’s Writers on the Verge

NBC’s Writers on the Verge

Writers on the Verge is a program focused on polishing writers and readying them for a staff writer position on a television series. We are looking for writers who are “almost there” but need that final bit of preparation with their writing and personal presentation skills.

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Our global Writing Program is one of the best in the biz. Consider the facts: alum have gone on to create their own Nickelodeon shows and write for all sorts of TV series and films.


Upcoming Film Grants in your Mailbox, it’s Free

Never miss the next opportunity to find funding for your film. Once a month you will receive the Film Grants with upcoming deadlines via email with lots of time to apply.



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