NI Sponsors Writers

2nd April 2008


Northern Ireland Screen will sponsor a team of writers to attend this year’s Screenwriters’ Festival in Cheltenham, 1st – 3rd July 2008. It’s open to writers resident in Northern Ireland, but it’s not for entry-level writers. Anyone who fits the following criteria can apply:

Essential Criteria

  • Screenwriters must have already had at least one feature film script(s) produced.
  • Experienced television drama writers with at least one commission or broadcast credit.
  • Experienced creative writers (theatre, fiction, poetry) with at least one third party published work or stage play credit.

Other criteria

  • Writers with previous work funded by Northern Ireland Screen
    Writers represented by an agent .

The deadline for entry is 18 April, 2008.

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