First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2012: Open Call


First Cut! Youth Film Festival are inviting filmmakers under the age of 21 to enter their short films for the First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2012. The festival accepts films in any genre that are shorter than 15 minutes in length. To enter, just send your film on a standard DVD – NOT as a video file! – to Cork Film Centre before 14th September  and you could see your film included in the 2012 programme!

As well as the screenings of works by young filmmakers, the Festival will also include workshops, performances and the rare opportunity for budding filmmakers to learn from, and engage with, professional filmmakers. Panel discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops will take place in a variety of locations throughout the town during the Festival.

First Cut! Youth Film Festival receives support from the Arts Office of Cork County Council, SECAD and the Arts Council.

Entries are now open for First Cut! Youth Film Festival

Submission Deadline: 14th September

Open to all filmmakers under the age of 21, all film genres accepted

No Entry Fee!

Send your film on a DVD, highest quality possible please!

Entries to: First Cut! Youth Film Festival, c/o Cork Film Centre, Civic Trust House, 50 Pope’s Quay, Cork, Ireland

Tech stuff: Standard DVDs – no media files – 15 mins max. length.

Please include the following info with your entry: Film Title, Genre, Running Time

Your contact Info: Name, Address, E-mail, Website, Tel/ Mobile.

Enquiries to: Mary Mc Grath, Coordinator First Cut! Film Project


Tel: 00 353 (0) 86 8139019



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