Young Screenwriters Wanted

The Junior Galway Film Fleadh, in association with SpunOut have announced their annual story pitch competition. The competition is open to young people aged 13–18 years old, who are invited to write a short (500 word) story pitch for a feature film, short film, documentary, book or videogame. Shortlisted ideas will be presented as part of the festival. Each idea will be critiqued by award-winning Irish screenwriter Christian O’Reilly (Inside I’m Dancing) and voted for by an audience, with the overall winner being awarded a Script Training Scholarship at the Galway Film Centre. The closing date for entries is 24th October 2008.

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