Young Filmmakers Workshop Easter 2013


First Cut! Youth Film Project is delighted to offer a series of Two-Day Film Workshops.

Young Filmmakers Workshop Easter 2013

This intensive two day workshop is geared towards youth with a strong interest in enhancing their filmmaking skills. Young filmmakers working as a group will learn further filmmaking techniques. DAY 1: will include hands-on workshops in using equipment and in film theory. It will also include the preparation of the story for the short film.

DAY 2: will be all action, a full day devoted to the shooting of a short digital film, giving participants the opportunity to experience the filmmaking process in more depth.

gallery4Young Animators Workshop Easter 2013

with experienced animator Jane Lee. In these fully hands-on workshops participants learnt to animate using a range of techniques – from plasticene model animation, clay-mation and even acting to camera using live action filming techniques.


These workshops will take place in 4 centres around South and East Cork with the young filmmakers involved attending the one happening nearest to them.

Possible centres include: Carrigaline, Youghal, Midleton, Glanmire, Cobh and Ballincollig, and will be based on the number of young people applying from each area. Venues will be confirmed Monday March 11th.

gallery5How Much?

Places will be offered on a first come basis and will be secured with a €10 registration fee. This is the only charge for this course.

This project is organised by FIRST CUT! Youth Film Project in association with Cork Film Centre and funded by the South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD), Arts Office of Cork County Council and the Arts Council.

Time: 11.00 am – 4.00 pm each day.

CONTACT: Mary Mc Grath – First Cut! Coordinator

0868139019 –

Contact us ASAP if you want to take part! Remember to tell us which workshop, digital or animation, and where you live.
Film Gala Evening 2013
Short films made during each workshop will be screened at an exciting screening event for young filmmakers which will take place in the Vertigo Suite in County Hall. It will be hosted again by Cork County Council. Short films will be premiered, awards & certificates will be presented and some films will go forward for screening at the First Cut! Youth Film Festival, the first Pop-Up youth film festival in Ireland, with screenings and workshops, takes place where young people are who are involved in making film.

With support from the Arts Council and Cork County Council Arts Office.


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