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American Association of Community Theatre This site offers a listing of contests for scripts and plays within the American field of theatre. Website: https://www.aact.org/play-contests International Playwriting Award Theatre503 Closing date: 29th February 2020. Prizes: £6,000 plus guaranteed production. Entry Fee: None stated. Looking for: Debut writers of all ages who have not yet had a full-length professional production. Website: https://www.londonplaywrightsblog.com/?p=16018 Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Award For New Drama Writing Closing date: 5th March 2020. Prizes: Three winning scripts will be performed at the Windsor Fringe Festival, with £500 for an overall winner announced on the last night. Entry fee: £10. Looking for: Unpublished and unperformed one-act plays (30 minutes or less), no more than six actors by amateur playwrights. Website: https://www.windsorfringe.co.uk/drama-writing-awards-2020.html  The Pen to Print Playwriting Competition2020 Closing date: 27th March 2020. Prizes: Not stated. Entry Fee: Not stated. Looking for: The theme of your play must be‘International Stories’. Entries should have between2 and4characters. Website: https://pentoprint.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/The-Pen-to-Print- Playwriting-Competition-TCs-2020-1.pdf Radius 2020 Playwriting Closing date: 30th March 2020. Prizes: £500 and the winning script is guaranteed a reading at the Finborough Theatre on 28 June 2020. Entry Fee: Free. Looking for: Original and previously unpublished works. Other info: Entries should last between one and two hours. Website: https://www.radiusdrama.org.uk/ New Playwrights/New Plays Competition 2020 Closing date: 30th March 2020. Opens: 3rd February 2020. Prizes: The winning script is guaranteed a reading at the Finborough Theatre on 28 June 2020. There will be a prize of £500. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: Entries should last between one and two hours in performance and may be on any subject. Entrants must be UK residents and the winner will work with a dramaturg at the Finborough Theatre to develop the play. Website: https://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/literary-department.php Two Pints of Lager Script Writing Competition Closing date: 31st March 2020. Prizes: £1,000. Entry Fee: None stated. Looking for: An opening scene between 750-1000 words based on Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps. Website: https://www.cartridgepeople.com/info/comp/two-prints-lager-scriptwriting- competition Phoenix Theatre Company Closing date: 31st March 2020. Prizes: Winner receives £150. Entry fee: £10. Looking for: One act plays with a running time of no more than 20 minutes. Website: https://phoenixtheatrecomp2.wixsite.com/copy-of-events-1 Green Stories Writing Competitions - Full-length film screenplay Closing date: 18th April 2020. Prizes: £750: 1st prize £500, 2nd prize £100, third prize £50 plus £50 for best student submission (18-25 years) and £50 for best < 18 year submission.(tbc). If a student or under 18 entry is the best overall then it will win first prize regardless if the entry is from a student and the student prize will go to the next best student entry. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: Full-Length Film Screenplays that in some way touch upon ideas around building a sustainable society. Further details: Length: Assuming 1 minute per page, aim for 90-120 pages. Website: http://www.greenstories.org.uk/full-length-film-screenplay/ The 2020 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards Closing date: 20th April 2020. Prizes: $50,000 in cash and prizes. Entry Fee: See website. Looking for: Original screenplays and teleplays are eligible for awards. Website: https://pageawards.com/?gclid=CjwKCAiA4Y7yBRB8EiwADV1haaXnttoQOS71iLxl5ByIDVJ up7UT6bH7RqmfBJWsgOP57Tel3FbvlxoClUgQAvD_BwE The Nick Darke Writer's Award 2020 Closing date: 4th May 2020. Prizes:  £6,000. Entry Fee: None stated. Looking for: A full stage play script (minimum of 45 minutes in length, no maximum). Website: https://www.falmouth.ac.uk/nick-darke-award Segora One-Act Play competition 2020 Closing date: 15th June 2020. Prizes: £150 and £50. Entry fee £12. Judge: Charles Palliser. Maximum running time: 35 minutes. Website: www.poetryproseandplays.com
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American Association of Community Theatre This site offers a listing of contests for scripts and plays within the American field of theatre. Website: https://www.aact.org/play-contests International Playwriting Award Theatre503 Closing date: 29th February 2020. Prizes: £6,000 plus guaranteed production. Entry Fee: None stated. Looking for: Debut writers of all ages who have not yet had a full-length professional production. Website: https://www.londonplaywrightsblog.com/?p=16018 Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Award For New Drama Writing Closing date: 5th March 2020. Prizes: Three winning scripts will be performed at the Windsor Fringe Festival, with £500 for an overall winner announced on the last night. Entry fee: £10. Looking for: Unpublished and unperformed one-act plays (30 minutes or less), no more than six actors by amateur playwrights. Website: https://www.windsorfringe.co.uk/drama- writing-awards-2020.html  The Pen to Print Playwriting Competition2020 Closing date: 27th March 2020. Prizes: Not stated. Entry Fee: Not stated. Looking for: The theme of your play must be‘International Stories’. Entries should have between2 and4characters. Website: https://pentoprint.org/wp- content/uploads/2019/08/The-Pen-to-Print-Playwriting- Competition-TCs-2020-1.pdf Radius 2020 Playwriting Closing date: 30th March 2020. Prizes: £500 and the winning script is guaranteed a reading at the Finborough Theatre on 28 June 2020. Entry Fee: Free. Looking for: Original and previously unpublished works. Other info: Entries should last between one and two hours. Website: https://www.radiusdrama.org.uk/ New Playwrights/New Plays Competition 2020 Closing date: 30th March 2020. Opens: 3rd February 2020. Prizes: The winning script is guaranteed a reading at the Finborough Theatre on 28 June 2020. There will be a prize of £500. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: Entries should last between one and two hours in performance and may be on any subject. Entrants must be UK residents and the winner will work with a dramaturg at the Finborough Theatre to develop the play. Website: https://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/literary- department.php Two Pints of Lager Script Writing Competition Closing date: 31st March 2020. Prizes: £1,000. Entry Fee: None stated. Looking for: An opening scene between 750-1000 words based on Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps. Website: https://www.cartridgepeople.com/info/comp/two- prints-lager-scriptwriting-competition Phoenix Theatre Company Closing date: 31st March 2020. Prizes: Winner receives £150. Entry fee: £10. Looking for: One act plays with a running time of no more than 20 minutes. Website: https://phoenixtheatrecomp2.wixsite.com/copy-of- events-1 Green Stories Writing Competitions - Full-length film screenplay Closing date: 18th April 2020. Prizes: £750: 1st prize £500, 2nd prize £100, third prize £50 plus £50 for best student submission (18-25 years) and £50 for best < 18 year submission.(tbc). If a student or under 18 entry is the best overall then it will win first prize regardless if the entry is from a student and the student prize will go to the next best student entry. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: Full-Length Film Screenplays that in some way touch upon ideas around building a sustainable society. Further details: Length: Assuming 1 minute per page, aim for 90-120 pages. Website: http://www.greenstories.org.uk/full-length- film-screenplay/ The 2020 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards Closing date: 20th April 2020. Prizes: $50,000 in cash and prizes. Entry Fee: See website. Looking for: Original screenplays and teleplays are eligible for awards. Website: https://pageawards.com/?gclid=CjwKCAiA4Y7yBRB8Ei wADV1haaXnttoQOS71iLxl5ByIDVJup7UT6bH7RqmfBJ WsgOP57Tel3FbvlxoClUgQAvD_BwE The Nick Darke Writer's Award 2020 Closing date: 4th May 2020. Prizes:  £6,000. Entry Fee: None stated. Looking for: A full stage play script (minimum of 45 minutes in length, no maximum). Website: https://www.falmouth.ac.uk/nick-darke- award Segora One-Act Play competition 2020 Closing date: 15th June 2020. Prizes: £150 and £50. Entry fee £12. Judge: Charles Palliser. Maximum running time: 35 minutes. Website: www.poetryproseandplays.com
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