Call For: Submissions for Galway Film Centre & RTÉ Short Film Commission Scheme

| January 9, 2018 | Comments (0)

 

Submissions are now open for the Galway Film Centre & RTÉ Short Film Commission Scheme.

Writers are now invited to submit a short film story idea by 5pm, Wednesday 14th February 2018.

How to enter:

*** APPLICATION FORM ***

Writers: What’s the Story? Writers are asked to submit a one-page story outline (about 500 words) and a two-page writing/script sample based on any part/scene from the story. That’s a maximum of 3 pages.

Please email a Dropbox link to admin@galwayfilmcentre.ie containing:

  • 1-page story outline and 2-page sample in PDF format.
  • Put the title on each page but not your name.
  • 1 page CV and a completed application form.

Please send by post:

  • 3 hard copies of both the one-page story outline and the two-page sample.

Please note:

  • The fee for a writer to enter is €25.00. Entry fee covers one script per person.
  • The closing date is 5pm, Wednesday 14th February 2018.

All submissions will be read by three readers without them knowing the identity of the writers. Based on the three-page submission approx. 10 writers will be shortlisted and invited for an interview. Based on the interview three writers will be selected and each will receive a cash prize of €500. All three will also get to work with an experienced Script Editor to develop the story outline into a finished script. One finished script will be selected approximately 4 weeks after the interview date to become the film that goes into production.

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Directors: Who’s going to direct the short film? Directors are invited to put their names forward for consideration. Please submit:

  • A hardcopy two page CV to Galway Film Centre.
  • Also send a DROPBOX link containing your CV along with a Vimeo or online link to one sample of your work and a completed application form to admin@galwayfilmcentre.ie.
  • Entry fee for a director is €15.00.

Directors will be shortlisted on the basis of their submission material and invited to interview. Through this process, one director will be selected.

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Producers: Who’s going to produce the short film? Producers are invited to put their names forward for consideration. Please submit:

  • A hardcopy two page CV to Galway Film Centre.
  • Also send a DROPBOX link containing your CV along with a Vimeo or online link to one sample of your work and a completed application form to admin@galwayfilmcentre.ie.
  • Entry fee for a producer is €15.00.

Producers will be shortlisted on the basis of their submission material and invited to interview. Through this process, one producer will be selected. Producer / Director teams may also enter.

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***Closing date for all applications is 5pm,  Wednesday 14th February 2018.***

All hard copy materials to be sent to:

RTÉ Short Film Commission
Galway Film Centre,
Cluain Mhuire,
Wellpark Road
Galway City
H91 WP9K

For any further information please contact Galway Film Centre at 091-770-748 or email admin@galwayfilmcentre.ie

See full announcement of the 2018 scheme here.

 

 

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