New Creatives South East – Applications are now open

New Creatives is an exciting new talent development scheme that offers commissioning opportunities for 16-30 year olds.

This is a chance to create new artistic works in film, audio or interactive media, designed for BBC platforms.

Deadline 11:59pm 2nd February 2020


This is a 2 year programme and there will be a further call by July 2020 for future New Creative Commissions

Screen South is working with the BBC Arts and Arts Council England to deliver the New Creatives commission opportunity for South East regional talent as part of a new national programme.

This groundbreaking initiative will offer new commissions to 100 new and emerging artists and digital creatives across the South East aged 16-30. realise your ideas in a high quality broadcast format, reflecting the diverse voice of young people from a range of creative disciplines.

Working with vibrant partners across the region, Screen South will support new talent to produce original compelling stories and perspectives. These will give audiences a unique insight into the creative minds and ambitions of our regional talent.

New Creatives  - from Arts Council England and BBC Arts

This is an unprecedented opportunity for young creatives to experiment and connect with BBC audiences and beyond. All successful New Creatives will also be given training and support in distribution and having an online presence.

We welcome proposals from artists of all backgrounds, including those from minority ethnic groups, those who consider themselves to be disabled and those who are currently underrepresented in media and the visual arts.


To apply for this opportunity, please make sure you have read through the Creative Brief at screensouth.org/new-creatives-the-creative-brief/ and the Terms & Conditions at screensouth.org/new-creatives-terms-conditions/.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email the team at newcreatives@screensouth.org

The awards programme is open to all 16-30 year old artists living in the South East – including Essex, Thurrock and Southend