Wanted: Scots Writer for TV Drama Pilot

Writers in Scotland are being invited to compete for the prize of writing a pilot drama episode to be broadcast on Channel 4 next year.

The search is initially on for twelve writers who will be firstly treated to masterclasses with the creators of hit Channel 4 series, Skins, The Book Group and Shameless. They will then be divided between three Scotland-based production companies – Synchronicity Films, Brocken Spectre and Move on Up – where they will be each required to dream up a drama idea.

The best three ideas will then go in front of Channel 4 commissioning editors who will then choose one (and accompanying treatment) to receive