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Monday, April 3, 2017

Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017

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Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017 play submission window will be open from November 1, 2016 to April 10, 2017.

Anybody over the age of 18, regardless of education, country or region may submit a play to the Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017.

Plays must be intended for children and teens
  • Must be unproduced and original
  • We do not accept adaptations or translations
  • Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017 will consider plays written in English only
  • Script length: 20 - 25 play format pages
  • Font type: Courier or Arial 
  • Font size: 12 
  • Cast: Must be up to five characters
  • Setting: One set with no special lighting
Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017 is anonymous. Please DO NOT put the author’s name on the title page. Write ONLY the title of the play.

Running time of the plays after staging must be between 30 and 45 min.
Each author can submit one play only.

Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017 accepts submissions in English. Some exceptions may be admissible.

WHAT TO SUBMIT

We accept electronic submissions only!
Send us as separate attachments:
1. A cover page detailing the playwright’s name, gender, country, postal code, city, address,
email address, phone number and the title of the play
2. A playwright’s biography (max 100 words)
If the play is co-written, please submit information for both authors
3. Title, logline (one sentence only) and a brief synopsis (max 100 words) of the play
4. The script in Word or PDF format. Other formats will be ignored.

NOMINATIONS

Our main goal is not just to realize a writing contest. We would like to provoke and stimulate playwrights’ creativity.
A Jury of indie theatre professionals will assess all scripts via a blind-jury process.
None of the Jury members knows each other.
Every Jury member will evaluate each script independently (0 to 10 scores).
A computer program will be used to calculate the final points.
International DramaMarket System will introduce all nominated playwrights

AWARDS AND COMPENSATIONS

One award (over 90% of the possible total of points) for both categories:
A cash prize of CAD $1 000
A production contract (if it is possible in the region); or script circulation through the international DramaMarket distribution system
A free three-year International Talent Club, Canada and Independent Playwrights Association, Canada subscription
Free participation in all our international projects

Compensations (over 80% of the possible total of points) for both categories:
Cash compensation or script purchase agreement, by decision of the Board
Script circulation through international DramaMarket distribution system
A free two-year International Talent Club, Canada and Independent Playwrights Association, Canada subscription

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Results of the Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017 will be announced after April 25, 2017.
The Balkan Regional Playwrights Contest for Children’s Drama 2017 contacts nominated authors only.
No information about Contest process should be given.
Incomplete applications will not be assessed.

APPLICATION DETAILS

We accept electronic submissions only. Any paper material that is mailed will be recycled
Scripts and all applications should be emailed to:
info.internationaltalentclub@gmail.com
independentplaywrightsassociat@gmail.com

Deadline for submissions: April 10, 2017

Do not call. Calls may jeopardize your submission; which could end up being declined
Forward your inquires to info.internationaltalentclub@gmail.com
independentplaywrightsassociat@gmail.com

For further details, please visit our websites http://internationaltalentclub.org
http://www.independentplaywrights.info

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