Call For: Deadline for Short Film Scheme ‘Gearrscannáin’

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Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board (IFB)have announced that applications are being sought for the short film scheme ‘Gearrscannáin’. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday 23rd July 2014.‘Gearrscannáin’ is a 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 of all ages, the films should also aim to be rated for an under 15 audience.

Recent Gearrscannáin projects include Rúbaí which won Best First Short Drama at the Galway Film Fleadh.

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.

For more information visit the Funding Programmes Section of the website

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.
For more information visit the Funding Programmes Section of the website

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