Saturday, 3 May 2014

BAFTA Rocliffe New Comedy Showcase in New York and Edinburgh - Call for Comedy Scripts


The BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum has announced a call for scripts from emerging comedy screenwriters for two BAFTA Rocliffe New Comedy Showcase events. The successful writers will showcase their work for some of the biggest names in the UK and US television industry at two major international television festivals.

In August the BAFTA Rocliffe New Comedy Showcasereturns to the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival (GEITF) for a second year; In October it will return to the New York Television Festival (NYTVF) for a fourth consecutive year.

The Early Bird Deadline for submissions is Monday 14 April 2014.

The Final Deadline for submissions is Monday 19 May 2014.

Applicants must submit a ten page extract from their sit-com or sketch show for consideration for the schemes. Each script will be considered for both events albeit different writers may be selected for each event.

If you are interested in entering, click here to read the terms and conditions.

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