Wexford County Council Arts Office in association with ‘Bodecii Film’ have announced a new Film Fund Award. The aim of this annual award is to provide funding and support to filmmakers looking to develop ambitious and creative short films based in the County Wexford region.
The focus of this award for 2018-2019 is on filmaker/writer collaborations and is titled ‘Wexford Stories’. ‘Wexford Stories’ is a unique opportunity to encourage directors/producers nationwide team with 1 of the 10 Wexford Writers who have previously taken part in Wexford Screen Writers Professional Development Workshops run by the Arts Office and Bodecii Film in 2017 -2018. The outcome of this intensive screen writing programme, where the writers were mentored by film industry professionals, are ten short screenplays that create exciting, dynamic and engaging screen stories.
Funding will be available through the scheme to support one short film with a budget of up to €10,000 funded through Wexford County Council Arts Office. The award also consists of project management support from Bodecii film ( based in Wexford) as well as €1,800 towards equipment hire with film lighting company ‘Teach Solais’.
Wexford Stories welcomes application from a diversity of filmmakers nationwide with a passionate vision who wish to collaborate with the Wexford writers. The goal is to open the door to emerging Wexford writers to team with established and emerging Irish directors and producers.
For full terms and condition and general enquiries please contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org and / or Lisa Fortune – Arts Office Wexford County Council: Tel: 053 9196369
All applications for film fund must be emailed directly to email@example.com. Online applications only.