Call For: Young Critics for Cinemagic

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The Dublin Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People is back and is recruiting film critic jury panels of 8-18 year olds from all over Ireland to watch and judge a series of  films from around the world during the Festival this May.

Over two days the jury will meet in Cineworld Cinemas Parnell Street where they will enjoy a feast of film, learn how to review and critique, and choose the winning films of the weekend. Meet other young film fans with a passion for film and learn about the role of the film critic.

Chris Shaw, Cinemagic Festival Programmer said “The young film critics jury offers young people the chance to meet others with a similar passion for film, to discuss and debate, and to make new friends, whilst expanding their understanding of the different genres of film.”

The juries are divided into three age groups and will meet from 10am-3pm each day:
8-11 year olds will be in the CineSeekers Jury (Sat 14th and Sun 15th May)
12-14 year olds will make up the CineFocus Jury (Sat 21st and Sun 22nd May)
15-18 year olds should apply for the CineFocus Jury (Sat 21st and Sun 22nd May)

 

To register to be part of a weekend of film fun just download a Dublin registration form HERE for the under 12s and HERE for the over 12s and return to Cinemagic, (Belfast admin address: 49 Botanic Ave, Belfast BT7 1JL) or email Claire@cinemagic.ie by 9th May

The cost to participate is €10.00 per person payable in advance to Cinemagic to reserve a place.

The jury weekends are a cross-border initiative.

The Dublin Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People runs from 12th-22nd May and includes an exciting array of film screenings, workshops and masterclasses for children ages 4-25. The full programme for the 2016 Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People will be announced in the coming weeks.

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