MIDLANDS WRITERS NEEDED FOR NEW SCI FI DRAMA
The Belgrade Theatre Coventry in partnership with Strictly Arts Theatre Company, Fix 8 Films, Run Home Productions and Audio Bassment are seeking emerging writers based in the Midlands to be part of the writers’ room for their upcoming digital TV series, SeaView.
Set to premiere in 2021, SeaView is an original urban, science-fiction drama, drawing on the experiences of working-class communities in the West Midlands. Inspired by a true story, the series follows Steven, a young man destined for great things who finds himself trapped by the destiny of others.
Now the Belgrade is offering a fantastic opportunity to (up to) seven of the region’s most exciting up-and-coming writers to be part of its first writers’ room ahead of Coventry’s year as City of Culture in 2021. Each writer will get the chance to work on one episode, alongside playwright Sophie Ellerby and the Belgrade’s 2021 Co-Artistic Director, Corey Campbell.
Successful applicants will be supported to learn and develop key screenwriting skills and provided with the space to imagine and create their own ideas. All applicants must be based in the Midlands. To apply, please send an example of your work, cv and cover letter to [email protected]