DarkRoom – Eligibility


To be eligible to apply to this lab as a writer, you must meet all of the following: 

  • Be a Trans+ Writer and/or Queer writer from the Global Majority
  • Be over 18
  • Be based in the UK
  • Be working on a feature script which is your debut, second, or third feature film
  • The script must be a live action fiction genre film

This lab is for genre feature film projects. Your project cannot be any of the following:

  • Drama
  • Documentary
  • Animation
  • Experimental / Artist Film
  • TV Show

Examples of what you could bring but not limited to:

  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Western
  • Sci-fi
  • Thriller 
  • Action
  • Musical

We want to be open to writers from all creative disciplines, who may not have had the opportunity to develop work previously. This includes theatre, commercials & music videos, TikTok & Youtube, podcasts, creative writing, anything! As part of the application you will be asked to share previous work as well as writing samples to show your creative track record.