The Emerging Producers Development Programme is a creative and professional development programme designed for emerging UK based producers interested in using the Fringe as a platform for their ongoing career development.

The Programme is run by the Fringe Society, supported by the British Council, and aims to support emerging UK producers expand their professional networks and develop their learning and creative insight, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

In order to be eligible applicants should be able to demonstrate existing partnerships, producing credits or affiliations within their chosen field and clearly identify how this programme will further the work they are already doing and/or further develop their creative practice. Find out more about the essential criteria for applicants.

If you are eligible to be part of the 2017 development programme and would like to be considered for selection, please complete this application form by 17:00 BST on Monday 15 May 2017.

Please note that places are limited. Applications will be assessed and places assigned by an external panel of experienced industry professionals. Successful applicants will be contacted by 23 June 2017.

This form is best viewed in Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome. If you encounter any problems with the embedded form, you can submit your details using the external form. If you would like you can also download a pdf copy of the Emerging Producers Development Programme application form. You can also contact us at or 0131 240 1902 for assistance or to discuss submitting an application in a different format.