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 for more info.

Cork Film Centre are excited to invite applications from creative young people age 14 to 18 for this upcoming two-day Halloween Filmmaking Workshop in My Place, Midleton.

This workshop will provide young people interested in filmmaking with the opportunity to work as part of a group with professional filmmakers, who will provide training, equipment, support and encouragement. No experience is necessary. You will learn top tips and develop your skills and experience.

Cork Film Centre’s experienced tutors and professional filmmakers will mentor participants through the process of making short films from start to finish, using professional equipment. Participants will get to meet other young people who share their interests, get lots of filmmaking experience and together make a film which will be screened at a youth film festival from 8-11 March 2023.

Dates: Tuesday 1st & Wednesday 2nd November
Time: 10:30am-4:30pm both days
Location: My Place, Midleton, Co. Cork
Fee: €20 per participant

To Book Your Place

Places are limited and we expect that demand will be very high. They will be allocated on a ‘first come’ basis so please apply immediately to avoid disappointment. Email now and include the required information below. Applications will close on Monday 24 October

  • Name
  • Address
  • Postal Code
  • Age/Date of Birth
  • Contact Number
  • Name, Contact No.
  • Email address of Parent or Legal Guardian, (if selected you will need to provide consent).
  • Finally please include a brief outline of experience, if any, that you have; any other courses you have participated in; any films you may have made & why you feel this course is for you! (Short paragraph will suffice.)

We are now open for applications and look forward to hearing from you. If you require any further information contact: Mary Mc Grath Cork Young Filmmakers Coordinator 0868139019 /

Selection Criteria

Provided you are age 14-18 and display a genuine strong interest in filmmaking you will be considered for a place. The information provided in your application email will be considered in selecting participants. Cork Film Centre provides professional training and equipment. A strict child protection policy is operated in relation to the Cork Young Filmmakers programme, which is available on the CFC website. All trainers/filmmakers who are involved in delivering these courses to young people are Garda vetted. 

This hands-on workshop is available through the Cork Young Filmmakers Programme which is supported by Cork County Council and SECAD.