The Red Planet Prize

Red Planet Pictures' Red Planet Prize for television scripts is back! 

Red Planet Pictures are perhaps best known for their BBC drama series Death in Paradise and Hustle; their biennial screenplay prize is on the lookout for new writing to develop to series.

Here's how to enter: submit the first ten pages of your hour-long screenplay plus a half-page description of the series and a short autobiographical statement. The submission window is 4th to 22nd January 2016.

There's a first prize of £5000 plus six months' script editor support and one-to-one masterclasses with a range of leading UK screenwriters. 

Full details are on the Red Planet Pictures website. Best get cracking!