Thursday, April 29, 2010

First Draft Short Story Writing Competition

We are inviting short story/script submissions for our First Draft Short Story Writing Competition.
This competition is linked directly to the First Cut! Film Project.
You are invited to submit a short story, which you feel can be adapted easily to film, and which may be shot during the Film Summer Project which will take place in Midleton June 22-26th.

Up to 500 words/max. 2 pages typed.

This competition is open to all young people at youth project/secondary school level in the South and East Cork Areas.

Deadline for entries is 28 May.

The winning author will be prominently credited on the film which will be shown at the First Cut Film Festival in September 2010. The winning story and two runners up will be published on an internet site connected to Cork Film Centre and the First Cut blogsite.

All entries to: Cork Film Centre, Civic Trust House, 50 Popes Quay, Cork.

The winners will be announced on CFC s website and on the FIRST CUT blog site: on Friday June 7th, and will be notified by e-mail.

First Cut! Summer Project 2010 - Make a Film in a Week

The dates for the First Cut! Summer Project 2010 - Make a Film in a Week have been set for June 28 - July 2, 10am to 5pm, in Midleton.
Films made during the week will be shown at the First Cut! Film Festival, provisional dates 25/26 September 2010.
The deadline for applications for a place will be May 28th.

Anyone interested should contact us at asap with information on what you have done to date, your track record in film making, and send us anything you have shot, even on mobile phone, or been involved in making. Let us know why you want a place on this project. Any questions call/text or e mail.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

2009-'10 Workshops

The 2009 - '10 round of First Cut! Workshops is entering its final phase, with Cork Film Centre's busy teams of tutors having now visited ten schools and youth groups, from Glanmire to Youghal, from Passage West to Killeagh, from Ballincollig to Carrigtwohill ... and beyond!

This selection of photos gives just a hint of the fun that's been had: