Mallow Summer Film Week for 12 to 21 year olds. Booking Now Open

10246508_479471632196856_1208019618382932566_nSummer 2014 “Make a Film in a Week”

The First Cut! Summer “Make a Film in a Week” will take place in Mallow, Co. Cork. A group of 21 young aspiring filmmakers, aged from 12-20 will engage in an intensive film making programme which will cover script, art direction, storyboard, acting for film, camerawork and directing.

Young film makers will have ample opportunities to direct, learn about sound effects and get some experience in editing in the last two days. The result two great short films, hands on experience in all aspects of film making and, as one participant said “amazing fun and meeting lots of new people”.

As in previous years Cork Film Centre will provide professional training and equipment throughout the week. The emphasis is on hands-on film making.

Demand for places on this course is very high with young people booking their places in early April. This is an amazing opportunity for any young person from the Cork Harbour area who is really keen on film making.

To apply for a place in this course E Mail immediately with your name, contact details; address/telephone no.., age and briefly outline 1. why you feel this course is for you 2. what experience you have.

The only charge will be a €20 registration fee. (The Mallow ‘Summer Film Week’ is supported by Cork County Council.).

Closing Date for applications is Monday 23rd June, places will be offered on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

All participants will be notified by Friday June 27th at the latest.

Monday 14th – Friday 18th, 10am -5pm, July inclusive

Monday 9.30 start for registration.

Cork Young Filmmakers is a Cork County Council Youth Arts Training Programme managed by Cork Film Centre. 

It takes over from the very successful First Cut! Youth Film Project which has provided film making opportunities to young people in South and East of the County since 2006. First Cut! will now focus on the ‘Pop-Up’ Youth Film Festival,  which continues to grow in importance and popularity, giving a voice to talented young filmmakers from around Ireland, and further afield, showcasing their inspiring short films. Plans are already in place for the 2015 festival.

The Cork Young Filmmakers participants will have an opportunity to showcase their short films at a Gala Film event hosted by Cork County Council. There will be further opportunities for training and screening for participants of these workshops.

Some feedback from previous participants:

“I had so much fun … was inspiring for me; meeting people, camera work, being in the actor business and editing… having the trust of the instructors and use of equipment was brilliant. It was a great experience ….Amazing…would do it again in a heartbeat”

Cork Young Filmmakers is a Cork County Council Youth Arts Training Programme managed by Cork Film Centre.


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