The Debut Writer Award celebrates an emerging television writer who has made their broadcast debut in the past year. The winning writer will receive a pass to the Edinburgh International TV Festival.


  • Entrants must submit for consideration the first episode they have written for UK broadcast television, or major web broadcaster.
  • The submitted episode must have been first transmitted or released in the year 2017.
  • Entries close 1st February 11pm.
  • There is a £10 fee for entering the Debut Writer award category.

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