Register now for Short+Sweet Theatre Dubai 2021

Welcome to the 10th Edition of Short+Sweet Dubai  - a more creative world ten minutes at a time!

Please register here for our upcoming Short+Sweet Theatre Festival in Dubai from 13th JANUARY to 12th MARCH, 2022, to be hosted at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz.

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 7 PM ON NOVEMBER 15, 2021.

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Participants in Short+Sweet do so on a voluntary basis. Artists selected for Short+Sweet are not entitled to payment or re-numeration of any kind although they may be eligible for various prizes.

WRITE YOUR 10 MINUTE PLAY - With Alex Broun

Thank you for your registering for our "WRITE YOUR 10 MINUTE PLAY" webinar.

Short+Sweet's International Literary Manager, Alex Broun, presents a unique insight into his process for writing the 10 minute plays that have made him the most performed short play writer in the world!

With Short+Sweet 2020 cancelled, this is the perfect time for you to hone your skills and find that story, with plenty of time to submit for Short+Sweet Hollywood 2021!

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"BREAKING INTO TV THROUGH NBC’s CREATIVE PIPELINE PROGRAMS " Webinar

Thank you for your registering for our "BREAKING INTO TV THROUGH NBC’s CREATIVE PIPELINE PROGRAMS " webinar.

Executives from NBC Entertainment will introduce their groundbreaking and highly competitive talent pipeline programs. This panel is for emerging directors, writers, comedians and other creative talent ready to take their work to the next level. Gain inside tips before applying and learn which of these fast track programs can be launchpads for your career in episodic television!

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PLAYS FOR THE PANDEMIC - SCRIPT ENTRIES

Script writing competition for 10 minute film and theatre scripts

Tell any story you want to tell, but let it be inspired by the current situation. The only rule - 10 minutes or less. The rest is up to your imagination.

We are looking for scripts that inspire, challenge, provoke, question or dream. Scripts that give us courage to face up to the reality of our new world or provide answers to the questions all of us are now asking. As Samuel Beckett once wrote: “You must go on. I can't go on. I'll go on.”

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Plays for the Pandemic

Script writing competition for 10 minute film and theatre scripts

Incredible prizes to be won

Tell any story you want to tell, but let it be inspired by the current situation. The only rule - 10 minutes or less. The rest is up to your imagination.

We are looking for scripts that inspire, challenge, provoke, question or dream. Scripts that give us courage to face up to the reality of our new world or provide answers to the questions all of us are now asking. As Samuel Beckett once wrote: “You must go on. I can't go on. I'll go on.”

The scripts will be judged on the elements we consider crucial at Short+Sweet - story or situation, character, dialogue (if your script has dialogue), theatricality or visual power and finally how they respond to or address the global tragedy of Covid-19.

BEST PLAY SCRIPT WINS US$500 PLUS Performances (guaranteed) at S+S Festivals around the world incl. Hollywood, Sydney, Dubai, Chennai and Manila.

BEST FILM SCRIPT WINS US$500 PLUS S+S will produce the winning script to premiere at the S+S Hollywood Film Festival.

Submissions accepted in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, Tagalog, Hebrew, Bahasa, Tamil and Hindi.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:  July 20, 2020

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More info or questions please contact S+S Literary Manager: alex@shortandsweet.org

ABOUT PLAYS FOR THE PANDEMIC

+ Short+Sweet is the world’s biggest presenter of short form theatre, dance, music and film with annual festivals in over a dozen countries including USA, Australia, Malaysia, India and the UK since 2002. 

+ Scripts will be assessed through our blind assessment process with the top ten scripts in both film and theatre being read by an international panel of leading figures in the film and theatre world to decide the winners.

+ Shortlists will be published for both theatre and film scripts before the final announcement of the overall winners.

Short+Sweet Theatre Dublin 2020

2020 Performance VIRTUAL Dates

Tuesday October 13th - Saturday October 17th

We are going ahead but in a new and innovative way. Be ready for a week of talks, interviews, panel sessions, workshops and live Q&As.

We are really looking forward to connecting (really really)

Keen to be involved?

We are still welcoming speakers to our week long series of virtual events.

If you would like to be involved please email us at karolineosullivan@shortandsweet.org

 

Short+Sweet Theatre Essex 2020

The biggest little play festival in the world is now coming to the UK and the first ever Short+Sweet theatre festival will be held in Essex in October 2020. Short+Sweet will showcase a variety of 10-minute plays to delight your tastebuds, with talented actors, writers and directors showcasing their skills and bringing you a wonderful season of short theatre. 

Our vision is simple – a more creative world 10 minutes at a time! 

GET INVOLVED

We are inviting all writers to create a 10-minute script, all directors to direct a 10-minute play and of course, all actors to perform in our 10-minute play festival. Independent theatre companies are also invited to enter. Short+Sweet is a global festival brand, presenting highly successful theatre and film festivals around the world at no cost to the participants. It is a unique opportunity for emerging, developing and established artists to increase their skills of creation and performance. 

To register, please click on the following:

Directors : https://form.jotform.com/201024196042038

Actors : https://form.jotform.com/201023826535044

ITC’s: https://form.jotform.com/201024759807052

Writers: https://form.jotform.com/200942788958069

The Short+Sweet festival is a wonderful tool for writers, directors and actors who want to share their voice and talent in a professional environment and venue. Its goal is to become a powerful tool for diversity in the entertainment industry, as well as providing a way to discover new or established local talent by engaging more people in the live theatre experience.  

We are now inviting all writers to submit a script, whether you are established or first-time, it is open to anyone who wants to have a go. There are no limits to the creativity or content of your scripts, only that it can be performed in 10 minutes or under.   

If you have a passion for the theatre and would like to be a part of a great team we have roles waiting for you behind the scenes in production, props,  front of house, sponsorship and more! We also have some amazing opportunities for partnership and sponsorship. So, if you and your organisation would like to get involved then please let us know - we'd love to hear from you! 

Director Registration for Short+Sweet Hollywood 2020

Thank you for your interest in directing for Short+Sweet Hollywood 2020!

We welcome directors from all walks of life, from professional directors to enthusiastic first timers. Everyone will be given consideration. You'll be asked to submit a cv or any relevant information to us and your choice of program - Open English Language Theatre, LatinX Theatre or LGBTQ+ Theatre.

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