Posts by: Emer Casey

YMVC OPEN CALL 2023

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Emerging directors aged 18-23 are invited to apply for YMVC – Youth Music Video Competition 2023, the 9th edition of the annual competition. The mentorship programme will take place between December 2022 and March 2023.  The Youth Music Video Competition (YMVC) is Ireland’s singular mentorship programme for emerging directors. Each year, a group of talented…

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Scoil Scannáin First Cut!

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Workshop Now Full. We are always delighted to hear from young people who are interested in filmmaking and happy to put their names on a waiting list for future opportunities. Please email firstcutfilm@gmail.com for more info. Tá First Cut! Youth Film Festival ar bís deis nua do dhaoine óga a fhógrú – clár oiliúna saor in aisce atá á…

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Book Today: Cork Film Centre’s Halloween Filmmaking Workshop in Midleton

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Workshop Now Full. We are always delighted to hear from young people who are interested in filmmaking and happy to put their names on a waiting list for future opportunities. Please email corkyoungfilmmakers@gmail.com for more info. Cork Film Centre are excited to invite applications from creative young people age 14 to 18 for this upcoming…

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We Are Hiring! Jobs & Vacancies

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First Cut! is recruiting for a number of roles to help deliver the festival in Spring 2023.

Culture Night 2022: YMVC Filmmakers Spotlight

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Meet the up and coming YMVC – Youth Music Video Competition directors making music videos for exciting Irish artists Paddy Hanna, Strange Boy, Willzee and Elaine Mai under the mentorship of acclaimed filmmakers Brendan Canty and Bob Gallagher. The YMVC 2022 directors are Fionnuala McCormack & Rachel McGill, Ian Fallon, Fia Wren, and Cara Gaynor.…

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Culture Night 2022: Film Screenings from the best of Cork’s emerging filmmakers

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First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2022 in collaboration with Youghal Credit Union presents a screening of short films from the best of Cork’s emerging filmmakers. First Cut! Youth Film Festival annually provides young filmmakers, age 12 to 24, from Youghal and Cork County, a platform for developing, filming and screening their short films. The annual…

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Culture Night 2022: Cork Young Filmmakers Screening Kinsale – Harbour of History

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A documentary screening with students from Kinsale Community School and Cork Film Centre. ‘Kinsale – Harbour of History’ is a documentary made by Kinsale Community School students in which they researched their town, interviewed local historians and explored historical sites. This Cork Young Filmmakers film was mentored by Cork Film Centre and funded by Cork…

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YMVC 2022 Participants & Artists

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We are thrilled to announce our Youth Music Video Competition 2022 participants, following a competitive open call earlier this year. YMVC gives young emerging filmmakers based in Ireland the opportunity to create music videos under the mentorship of noted directors Brendan Canty and Bob Gallagher and other recognised industry professionals. With each year, the competition…

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Cork Young Filmmakers Summer Film Week

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Make Movies & Have Fun this Summer with Cork Young Filmmakers’ week-long filmmaking camps in locations around Co. Cork. If you’re based in Cork, aged 14-18yrs, and interested in making films…these courses are for you! Develop skills in front of and behind the camera with expert tutors and equipment from Cork Film Centre. Learn: storytelling,…

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Kate Dolan in Conversation: Watch Online for a limited time only!

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Don’t worry if you missed our in-depth conversation with Kate Dolan, director of the award winning new Irish horror film You Are Not My Mother, in March. We are thrilled to present the fascinating conversation, hosted by Chris O’Neill head of cinema at Triskel Arts Centre, online for a limited period. About Kate Dolan Writer/Director…

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