Call For: Entries for Storytelling Competition

Call for
Illustration: Adeline Pericart


The Junior Galway Film Fleadh Storytelling competition in association with Foras na Gaeilge, Galway Film Centre and are currently accepting entries.

This is the sixth annual Story Pitching Competition and is open to young people between the ages of 10 – 18 years old at primary or secondary school.

If you are interested in competing, you are invited to write a short (500 words) idea for a story. Your idea can be for a feature film, short film, TV series, documentary, web series, video game, animation or even a combined media project. Your entry can be in English or Irish.

Begin by drafting your idea then practice it in front of family and friends. Become comfortable relaying the story outline. Because, should your idea be one of the 3 shortlisted, you will be invited to present it in the Town Hall Theatre to an assembled audience and jury during the festival on Thursday 14th November 2013.

The Prize – a drama or animation summer camp sponsored by Galway Film Centre which will include 1 year’s membership to the Centre (allowing entry to the RTE short script award ) + weekly newsletter.

Closing date – Friday 18th  October 2013

Post or email entries to:

Junior Galway Film Fleadh Script Competition

36D Merchants Dock, Merchants Road, Galway

Email: (subject box Script Competition)

Entry forms will be available from


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