DYSPLA_ Storymakers Residency 2022: 6 Month Script Development Program Starting in March 2022

Photography by Kazimir Bielecki, 2022, Copyright belongs to DYSPLA.

DYSPLA is excited to kickstart the New Year with a number of creative projects! If you identify as a Neurodivergent Creative please keep reading. These opportunities are for Neurodivergent Creatives living in England only.

With the support of Arts Council England, The DYSPLA_Storymakers Residency 2022 will offer up to three Neurodivergent Creatives six months of script development. One of the winning writers will be awarded a Physical Residency with in-person meetings and workshops and the other two writers will be part of a new Digital Residency. Do you have an idea for a script that you are excited to get on paper?


The Residency will include:

  • The opportunity for one writer to present their work at the DYSPLA Industry Table Read at Hat Trick Productions in Sept 2022.
  • The opportunity for one writer to have their script produced by DYSPLA into a Short Film to premier at Earls Court Film Festival in Nov 2022.
  • The opportunity for one writer to have their work developed at SurgeryScripts with professional Actors and a Director, as well as peer-to-peer sharing. (Physical Residency only)
  • Written feedback from film and television production companies.
  • Dramaturgy Sessions
  • Mentoring with DYSPLA Founder
  • Travel Costs (For Physical Residency Only)
  • Online Marketing throughout 2022
  • £500 (five hundred pounds) upon completion of the Residency and the finished script


12 Noon on the 7th March 2022.



Published on:
11 Jan 2022
Opportunity deadline:
07 Mar 2022


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