To all film students, film graduates, young filmmakers, lecturers, academics:

John Ford Ireland Film Symposium is offering film students, film graduates, academics, lecturers, and young filmmakers the opportunity to attend the Ford Film School for free this June.

The Ford Film School are accepting applications from all major film schools.

Come to Dublin and be inspired by one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, John Ford.

The Ford Film School will take place in Dublin, Ireland from the 5th to 9th June 2013.

The 5 Day Ford Film School Scholarship includes;

· Academic Programme
· Masterclasses with Irish & International Filmmakers, Directors, Screenwriters
· Ford Film Hub (Directors Hub, Writers Hub, Actors Hub)
· Workshops and Panel Discussions
· Opening Night Gala Reception
· Field Trip to West of Ireland, Cong, Co Mayo – Location of The Quiet Man
· Accreditation to ALL Ford Symposium events
· Ford Exhibition
· Cultural Excursions –Abbey Theatre ‘Ford & The Abbey Players’, National Museum
· Closing Reception


As well as FREE access to over 20 Events and Workshops with leading filmmakers and renowned Film Academics and Writers, the FORD FILM SCHOOL Scholarship also includes Accommodation for 5 Nights for the duration of the Ford Film School and Symposium.


NOTE: As there is a limited number of Scholarships available – the Irish Academy will offer reduced Accommodation rates with our Symposium Partner Hotel and full access to the School to Filmmakers/Students who would like to attend outside of Scholarship.


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