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Collage & Stop Motion Workshop with Ann Upton

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A two-day online workshop hosted via Zoom. Friday 16th & Saturday 17th April, 2-4pm both days Age Group: 18 – 24yrs Over two sessions, participants will create unexpected compositions using found photographic material, and animate their scenes frame by frame. Participants will be advised in creating an at-home stop motion shooting setup, selecting appropriate materials,…

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Get Into Filmmaking – A Film Basics Workshop

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— This workshop is now booked out — A three-day online filmmaking workshop hosted via Zoom. Wednesday 31st March, 10.30am – 1.30pm | Friday 2nd April, 10.30am – 1.30pm | Tuesday 6th April, 10.30am – 1.00pm Age Group: 14 – 18yrs First Cut! Youth Film Festival presents an online, hands-on workshop in the basics of…

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Animania: My World in Motion – Three Day Animation Workshop

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— This workshop is now booked out — Animania: My World in Motion A Three-Day Online Animation Workshop (6th, 13th & 20th March, online via Zoom) Age: Group 1: 8-12yrs | Group 2: 13-18yrs Daily Times: Group 1, 2-3.30pm & Group 2, 4-5:30pm Are you interested in learning how to create Stop Motion Animations? First…

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Job Opportunities: Administration & Social Media Management

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Two job opportunities have become available with First Cut! Youth Film Festival. We are seeking skilled, dynamic people to join our team in the areas of administration and social media management. To apply for either job, please email a cover letter and CV to firstcutfilm@gmail.com Details of both jobs below – please scroll down to…

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First Cut! 2021 Call For Short Films Now Open!

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First Cut! Youth Film Festival is thrilled to announce that submissions for the 2021 festival are now being accepted! Calling young filmmakers, aged between 12-24 years! Do you have a short film you want to see in one of Ireland’s biggest and most exciting youth film festivals? Then First Cut! wants to hear from you!…

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Call Out for YMVC – Youth Music Video Competition 2021

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Calling ambitious young filmmakers aged 18-23 for a unique opportunity to kick-start your career as a director!   First Cut! Youth Film Festival, in partnership with Feel Good Lost, is delighted to announce that submissions are now open for the sixth edition of the YMVC – Youth Music Video Competition! The annual competition will once…

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Cork Young Filmmakers Award 2020 Announced!

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First Cut! Youth Film Festival is delighted to announce the 2020 Award for Best Schools Workshop film goes to De La Salle College, Macroom, Co. Cork for Munchy Business. Congratulations to everyone who worked on this quirky and original comedy, and to everyone who participated in the 2019/’20 Cork Young Filmmakers programme. The Cork Young…

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Cork Young Filmmakers Schools Films Online

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The 2019/’20 Cork Young Filmmakers schools film programme can now be viewed online! The Cork Young Filmmakers (CYF) project is a series of one-day, two-day and week-long filmmaking workshops for youth groups and schools throughout County Cork. It is managed by Cork Film Centre, and funded by Cork County Council Arts Office and SECAD (South…

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First Cut! Receives an EFFE Label

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First Cut! Youth Film Festival is delighted to announce that it has received the EFFE Label 2019-2020. The EFFE Label is Europe’s quality stamp for remarkable arts festivals showing their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness. 715 festivals across Europe were awarded the EFFE Label 2017-2018. To find out…

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