Calling All Filmmakers! Applications Sought for Short Film Scheme ‘Gearrscannáin’
Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board is delighted to announce that applications are being sought for the new short film scheme ‘Gearrscannáin’. Applications will be accepted until 17th December 2010.
‘Gearrscannáin’ is a new short film scheme to produce Irish language short films that will appeal to a general audience. The scheme aims to encourage fresh, new directorial voices willing to take risks, challenge audiences and introduce them to interesting themes which will move them. Whilst aiming to engage a diverse viewership, the films should also be able to be rated for an under 15 audience. Applications must be original stories written in the Irish language. Short films already submitted to the IFB in English will not be eligible. This scheme will be primarily distributed on-line.
The deadline for Gearrscannáin is Friday 17th December 2010
Number of films to be funded: 2
Duration: Approx. 8 minutes
Budget amount: Maximum €10,000 per film
Format: Any high quality digital format
Language: Irish language
All applications should be sent to: Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, Queensgate, 23 Dock Road, Galway
More information about the scheme along with detailed guidelines and application forms are available here
Please read guidelines carefully before making an application.