Open Call Screenings

Open Call Short Film Programme 1

Saturday 9th March, 10am, Mall Arts Centre

Each year First Cut! Youth Film Festival welcomes short films of every genre by young people from all over Ireland and from abroad. Each year, we get more and more entries from across a broad geographical sweep. The skill and imagination of young filmmakers is clearly represented by the diverse, vibrant and entertaining films that make up our two open call programmes.

Blink (Cork Young Filmmakers)
The Kidnapper’s Ransom (George Lynch)
Shipping Away (Eadaoin O’Shea Costley)
The Theatregoer (Matt Murphy)
Decomposing (Cian Casey)
Sadness at Dusk (Imam Syafi’i)
Heading Towards Love (Alan Power)
Ode to a Dancer (Oisin McKeogh)
Man on the Moon (André Abrahamson/Rubén Pérez Avalos)

Panel Discussion: Rory Fitzpatrick; Lee Smith, Caoímhe Hopkins & Donna-Marie Doherty; and a group from Kildare Young Filmmakers will discuss their work in a panel moderated by filmmaker Ger Browne.

Open Call Short Film Programme 2

Saturday 9th March, 11.15am, Mall Arts Centre

Where’s the Fuss (Ciarán Cullen)
Nice Legs – Mighty Three (Andrew McConnell/JJ McDunphy)
The Wanderings of Oisin (Rory Fitzpatrick)
Boyhouse (Kildare Young Filmmakers)
I Don’t Know (Kildare Young Filmmakers)
Howdyville (Wexford Youth Film Project)
Big City, Bright Lights (Max Hendrickson)
Constructing Classics (Lee Smith, Caoímhe Hopkins & Donna-Marie Doherty)
Menu (Juliette Ho Yan Yiu)
Daniel and Sophie: Shoot-Up Survivors (Edan Leahy)