In Macroom, Midleton and Mallow week-long workshops are available for 13 to 19 year olds who are interested in any aspect of filmmaking, whether already having some experience, previously attended Cork Young Filmmakers one or two day workshops or are passionate about film and want a chance to try different roles and develop your skills.
Participants will learn and experience a wide variety of different aspects of being a filmmaker in a hands-on, fun and interactive workshop. Working alongside professional filmmakers from Cork Film Centre, over five days you will explore, learn and create short film. Filmmaking isn’t a solo activity. During Summer Film Week you’ll meet other, like-minded young people interested in filmmaking. These summer week-long workshops will take place in three venues spread throughout County Cork, involving over 60 young people.
In addition this summer there are two further projects which should attract the attention of any young person who is passionate about film, in front of or behind the camera!
These take place in Ballincollig and in Mitchelstown, both made possible by Cork County Council. A feature length film making project over two weeks in Ballincollig and the Documentary Project in Mitchelstown are completely free and will involve a further 30 young aspiring filmmakers from the area.
Young people, age 13 to 19 will get to make a film and learn new skills to take home. It’s all about having fun, learning new skills, building confidence, encouraging creativity and self-expression. For many of those who participate this experience is creating pathways into college, university and the film industry. All filmmakers will have an opportunity to showcase their short films at special Festival and Gala Film events.
MACROOM, (25-29 JUNE),
MIDLETON, (2– 6 JULY),
MALLOW, (9-13 JULY),
BALLINCOLLIG, (16-20 and 23-27 JULY) and MITCHELSTOWN, (30 JULY – 3 AUG.)
To Apply for your Place: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org immediately with name, contact details; address/tel.no., age and briefly outline what experience you have and why you feel this course is for you!
The only charge will be a €50 registration fee. Places are limited so please email your application NOW to ensure your place.
Cork Young Filmmakers is a Cork County Youth Arts Training Programme funded by Cork County Council, SECAD and Cork ETB and managed by Cork Film Centre.
Special programmes in both Ballincollig and Mitchelstown have been made possible through support from the Municipal Districts Creative Communities Awards.