Filmbase Short ‘Leap Of Faith’ Wins IMRO ‘Scoring For Film’ Competition

One of Filmbase’s ‘Short Shots’ funded projects, Leap of Faith, has been announced as one of the winners of the ‘RTE Scoring For Film Programme’, in association with IMRO.

Beating off tough competition from some of the country’s best shorts, the contemporary sci-fi will now have the score recorded by the RTE Concert Orchestra, this Thursday, June 8th in RTE’s Studio One.

Written by David Thorpe, directed by Mark Smyth and produced by Jonathan Farrelly for PIO Media; it’s the story of, Kelly, a young woman who’s looking for connection in a disconnected world.

As part of the competition, they will also team up with composer Darren Hendley whose previous work includes the Oscar nominated, ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.

The short is currently finishing up its final stages of post-production in Screenscene Post Production House, with a host of award winning talent involved.

The other three ‘Scoring For Film Programme’ winners were Acorn, Inside I’m Racing and the documentary, A Return To War.

 

For more updates on ‘Leap of Faith’, go to https://www.facebook.com/thepiomedia

 

 

 

 

 

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SHORT SHOTS Filmbase/RTÉ New Short Film Scheme 2017

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Filmbase and RTÉ have announced details for their SHORT SHOTS short film scheme for 2017, offering the next generation of filmmakers a programme of development and production support.

Championing Ireland’s diverse and dynamic emerging filmmakers, Filmbase offers development support for shortlisted projects, as well as production and distribution support to the eventual greenlit films. People with good ideas should be encouraged to apply regardless of their creative backgrounds. A wide net will be cast to find new writers, producers and directors with a clear sense of visual storytelling and an original voice.

The purpose of Short Shots is to stimulate a truly independent and unique approach to creative filmmaking. Through this scheme, Filmbase and RTÉ are looking for ambitious films and authentic stories that will excite and resonate with audiences.

The culmination of the programme will be the opportunity of producing a short film with a production budget of €10,000 in a stimulative and supportive environment.

Deadline for Application to Participate is 5PM Thurs Feb 16th 2017

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Looking for funding?  Want to submit your work to festivals? Keep an eye on upcoming deadlines here

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Call For: Applications for Short Shots

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Short Shots is a new Filmbase/RTÉ New Short Film scheme that doesn’t just fund films, it offers the next generation of filmmakers a programme of development and production support.

Championing Ireland’s diverse and dynamic emerging filmmakers, the scheme offers development support for shortlisted projects, as well as production and distribution support to the eventual greenlit films. People with good ideas should be encouraged to apply regardless of their creative backgrounds. A wide net will be cast to find new writers, producers and directors with a clear sense of visual storytelling and an original voice.

The purpose of Short Shots is to stimulate a truly independent and unique approach to creative filmmaking. Through this scheme, Filmbase and RTÉ are looking for ambitious films and authentic stories that will excite and resonate with audiences.

The culmination of the programme will be the opportunity of producing a short film with a production budget of €10,000 in astimulative and supportive environment.

 

Deadline for application to participate:

5PM Thurs 28th Jan 2016

More information can be found on the Filmbase website:

http://filmbase.ie/short-shots-filmbaserte-new-short-film-scheme/#.VnmUZraLTcs

 

Looking for funding?  Want to submit your work to festivals. Keep an eye on all the upcoming deadlines here.

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