Applications now open for Script Lab 2021

22 March 2021

Script Lab is Film Hub North's annual Writer development programme supporting creatives in the North to turn their short film ideas into completed scripts. The programme runs online from May until November and applications are due by Friday 23rd April 2021.

Applications now open for Script Lab 2021

The 2021 edition of Script Lab runs online from May – November. Applications close at 5pm on Friday, 23 April – more details on the Lab and how to apply are below.

Script Lab is open to Writers from any creative discipline. You must have an initial idea for a short film script under 15 minutes in length. Participants will develop their understanding of short film screenwriting and their individual scripts through a series of monthly workshops led by our BFI NETWORK Talent Development Team and expert industry mentors.

By the end of the programme, Lab Writers will have a completed script and an understanding of how to progress their screen work further. The Lab will culminate in an Industry Mixer event where we’ll showcase the finished scripts and introduce participants to potential collaborators who can take their projects forward.

Before you apply for Script Lab, take a look at the Programme Overview. This document provides more detail about the Lab, who can apply and the time commitment involved.

You can submit your Script Lab application by completing the online form on the Film Hub site.

If you are new to film, sign up for Film Nub North's Writing a One Page Pitch - a free online event on 25 March to pick up some tips from Script Editor Philip Shelley.

For more information about Script Lab 2021 and how to apply, visit the Film Hub North website.

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