Deadline looms for film awards

The Fresh Film Festival takes place in Limerick for the 24th time between March 23 and 28



RISING film buffs have until Friday to submit their project for the annual Fresh Film Festival Ireland Young Filmmakers of the Year. The festival will take place between March 23 and 28 in Limerick and the competition is open to young people aged seven to 18. 2020 will be its 24th year encouraging young people from Ireland and overseas, aged 7 to 18 years, to create, exhibit and share films. The festival provides an opportunity for young filmmakers to see their work on the big screen and to compete for the title of Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year and to win €1,000 towards their next film. All submissions are also considered for a range of Specialist Awards including the Radharc Trust Award for documentaries, the Animation Award, the RTÉ 60 Second Award, the Film in the Irish Language award and the RTÉ Factual Award, in addition to the International and Audience awards. The festival has Junior (7- 12 years), Senior (12- 18 years) and International categories for individual and group projects. The awards will be announced at the screenings on March 25 and 26.

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Work with Fresh Film

As we plan for our next festival and activities for 2023 we are seeking new talent and experience to support and celebrate young filmmakers. Check here for more information about roles and opportunities with Fresh Film. Keep an eye on social media for updates.

Annual Showcase @ Irish Film Institute

How would you start to make a film? How do you get ideas?
Free Screening of Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year 2022 awarded films with tips from the young filmmakers themselves.
Supported by the Arts Council

Fresh Blood

The night is growing longer, it must be time for Fresh Blood! This year’s filmmaking workshop took place in Limerick during the October mid-term break. Keep an eye on social media for updates.

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