Roughcut TV has teamed up with fiction and graphic novels publisher Myriad to launch a competition, Myriad Comic Cuts, inviting budding screenwriters to submit comedy and comedy drama scripts in graphic novel form that can be developed into a series for television.
The new project will add to Roughcut’s growing slate of high-quality comedy and entertainment programming. The two companies will select one successful entrant, who will have the opportunity to develop their work with Myriad and Roughcut’s creative and editorial teams with a view to being offered a contract for publication and to develop the idea for television.
Tim Sealey, Executive Producer, Roughcut TV, says: “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Myriad to search for the next standout comedy or comedy drama. This is a fantastic opportunity for new writers to get their work adapted for TV. We’re very excited to be expanding our slate in this way and we can’t wait to see the brilliant ideas come through the door.”
Corinne Pearlman, Creative Director, Myriad Editions, adds: “We have absolutely no preconceptions about the content – this competition is open to all cartoonists, writers and artists and is a perfect complement to our First Graphic Novel Competition, which we will be announcing later this year.”
Entries may be from a single author or can be a collaboration between a writer and artist, and can be submitted to http://www.myriadeditions.com/competitions/myriad-comic-cuts Submissions are open until 30th September 2017.
The entries will be judged by Roughcut’s Executive Producers Ash Atalla and Tim Sealey and Myriad’s Creative Director Corinne Pearlman.
For more information and entry conditions, please visit: http://www.myriadeditions.com/competitions/myriad-comic-cuts/