To take part in Big Stories, you must be an Irish-resident Screenwriter, Director or Creative Producer.

Screenwriters must have a writing credit on at least one produced script, which has been theatrically staged or screened on television or in cinema. Novelist with one or more published works are also eligible.

Directors must have experience in scripted drama, with a directing credit on at least one scripted work of minimum thirty minutes’ duration, which has screened on television or theatrically.

Creative Producers must have experience in scripted drama, with a producing credit on at least one scripted work of minimum thirty minutes’ duration, which has screened on television or theatrically.

The window for application to the current round of Big Stories on the Small Screen is now closed. We will announce further information soon.