Scriptwriting open day for under-represented writers – David Higham Associates, London

When: Thursday, 19th September 2019

Where: David Higham Associates, Waverley House, 7–12 Noel Street, Soho, London, W1F 8GQ

On the 19th of September 2019, DHA Film, TV & Theatre department is hosting its inaugural Scripts Open Day at their offices in Soho and they are on the look-out for a group of diverse new writers with untold stories to take part.

They are offering 8 scriptwriters the opportunity to spend the day with them and attend a series of talks from DHA agents, development professionals and writers about how to gain access to the industry.



Monday on 10th June 2019.



They welcome applications from any writer living in the UK from an under-represented background, including;

  • LGBTQ+ writers,
  • writers from working-class backgrounds,
  • writers from ethnic, cultural and religious minorities
  • writers with disabilities.
  • Writers must be un-agented.

They are inviting submissions for

  • film, tv and theatre scripts of any genre based on original ideas.
  • They will NOT at this time be considering radio scripts, adaptations or submissions from writing teams.
  • Scripts must be full-length (a minimum of 30 pages long), written by one writer only and cannot currently be in development with a film/TV production company.

A bursary for travel expenses will be available for each writer chosen.


For more details and to submit an application, visit the David Higham Associates website


Published on:
7 May 2019


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