Posts by: Emer Casey

TikTok Filmmaking Competition

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Calling all aspiring TikTok creators aged 14-18yrs: Join our new, fun, TikTok Filmmaking Competition for young people in Cork. First Cut! Youth Film Festival and Cork Credit Unions have teamed up to bring you the unique opportunity to learn how to make your own professional, TikTok ready videos…and be in with the chance of winning…

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ATHRÚ AMHÁIN! / ONE CHANGE! Climate Action Filmmaking Competition As Gaeilge

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Comórtas Scannánóireachta á Reáchtáil ag First Cut! Youth Film Festival trí Ghaeilge / First Cut! Youth Film Festival Filmmaking Through Irish Competition Tá lúcháir ar First Cut! a gcéad clár scannánóireachta trí mheán na Gaeilge a fhógairt. Is tionscnamh é an comórtas seo a spreagfaidh scannánóirí óga chun scannáin atá nóiméad amháin ar fhad a…

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First Cut! welcomes Ayoola Smart & Elena Horgan on board

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First Cut! Youth Film Festival welcomes a new chapter with appointment of two talented, young, female Cork artists. First Cut! is thrilled to welcome actress Ayoola Smart from Schull, and filmmaker Elena Horgan from East Cork, onboard the team in 2021 as a Festival Patron and Filmmaker-in-residence respectively. Ayoola is a familiar face on TV…

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Culture Night: YMVC Meet the Directors

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Culture Night 2021 | Meet the emerging directors making music videos for exciting Irish artists. Our five YMVC (Youth Music Video Competition) 2021 directors; Anna Heisterkamp, Aisling O’Regan Sargent, Darragh Scott, Emma Murphy, Robert Bass, Eoin Byrne and Josh Meany, discuss their experiences of making professional music videos under the mentorship of noted director Brendan…

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Culture Night: Cork Young Filmmakers Premiere Screening

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Culture Night 2021 | Celebrating Emerging Young Filmmakers in County Cork – short films made during the Summer of 2021. In the Summer of 2021 young people from County Cork participated in hands-on filmmaking workshops in Bandon, Cobh, Macroom, Mallow and Midleton. Many of the young filmmakers, age 14-18, had no previous experience. The fun,…

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