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The FilmOffaly Award aims to foster filmmaking in the county whilst also promoting Offaly as a location.
The award will be given to one successful applicant who will receive €8,000 towards the cost of their production, along with one year’s membership to Filmbase, a 50% discount on equipment hire from Filmbase and their new Vendor Discount Card. Scripts of any style and genre are welcome as long as they are under 20 minutes in duration. The only stipulation is that filming must take place in Offaly in 2014.
The award sees hundreds of applications every year and has become one of the most competitive bursaries in recent years.
The deadline for applications is Friday 4th April 2014 and application forms, guidelines and more information can be found online at www.filmoffaly.ie.
FilmOffaly, Offaly’s Film Commission in association with Filmbase is pleased to announce the FilmOffaly Award 2012. This funding initiative aims to foster creative, resourceful filmmaking in the county. FilmOffaly are looking for unique, original stories by talented new filmmakers, professional and novice alike. The only stipulation is that the filming must take place in Offaly!
There will be one award to one successful applicant.
The winning applicant will receive:-
• €8,000 towards the cost of their production;
• A local premiere.
• 1-year’s Filmbase membership to the Writer, Producer and Director of the winning film
• A 50% discount on production equipment and/or editing facilities from Filmbase for the project
• Filmbase’s production insurance to cover the shoot
For further details and application forms please contact
FilmOffaly 057 9357400 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.filmoffaly.ie