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Young People in the North Look Out For Upcoming ‘Random Acts’ Short Film Opportunity with Channel 4 & Tyneside Cinema

From dancers and poets, to filmmakers and artists they are looking for young people with the boldest and freshest ideas for short films. If you are aged 16-24 and live or study in the North of England (North East, North West, or Yorkshire) you can apply to take part in the Random Acts education and training programme and have your short film produced with the help of leading industry mentors.

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Tiger Aspect & Triforce Creative Network (TCN) Want Diverse NewComedy Writers. Deadline Sunday 4th Oct 2015

Following on from the success of the Drama Writerslam, Tiger Aspect have partnered again with the Triforce Creative Network (TCN) looking for new comedy writers and voices from diverse backgrounds.

The winner writer will receive a paid development commission with their comedy department as well as being mentored by their senior comedy team. The runners up will receive career development prizes from ITV, the BBC and Hat Trick.

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Female filmmakers sought for ‘Shakespeare’s Sister’ short film fund. Deadline 3rd November 2015

Film London, in partnership with the British Council, is seeking female filmmaking teams for a short film fund which addresses gender disparity within the film industry.

Dubbed ‘Shakespeare’s Sister’, the project is set to form part of next year’s celebrations marking the 400th anniversary celebration of Shakespeare. These will include brand new film and television commissions and touring programmes, which will be brought to audiences across the UK and internationally during 2016.

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Alternatively Abled Researcher Training Opportunity at Channel 4. Deadline 24th September 2015

Channel 4 are recruiting a talented entry level candidate with disabilities to work as a Researcher working on The Last Leg – (Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker provide some offbeat commentary on the significant moments of the past seven days) – for six months, based in London. Alongside the paid 6 month contract you will also receive monthly production training at Channel 4’s Head Office to fully equipt you for a career in the television industry.

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BBC Audio Drama Awards 2016 open for entries. Deadline Friday October 9th 2015

The much anticipated BBC Audio Drama Awards return for a fifth year to celebrate the exceptional talent, creativity and diversity of audio drama – and entries are open now.
The awards recognise the cultural significance, range and originality of audio drama, on air as well as online, and credit the creativity of the actors, writers, producers, sound designers and others who work within the field.

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