Young Irish Film Makers are launching their annual screenwriting competition aimed at finding short scripts that will be produced as part of their flagship summer programme, the National Youth Film & Animation School which takes place in August 2019. This competition is aimed at 16 -25 year olds and looks to mentor young screenwriters in producing short film scripts that will be shot as part of the summer programme.
Selected candidates will then be mentored with a series of scriptwriting workshops sessions by an industry professional screenwriter who will help them craft, shape and redraft their scripts for the big screen.
WHAT DO YOU WIN?
A cheque for €100 and your script will be produced as part of the NYFAS 2019. The National Youth Film & Animation School is funded by Screen Ireland and aims to give first time youth screenwriters the opportunity to get a writing credit with Ireland’s primary film funding body. There will be four short scripts selected as part of the screenwriting competition,
To enter please send us a script with the following parameters:
5 page script / 5 minute finished film.
No more than 3 main characters.
Set in present day provincial Ireland.
Send your script to: email@example.com by 31st March 2019.
Successful candidates will be notified before Easter and will begin the mentoring programme with a professional writer to bring their script to life.
Best of Luck from all of us here at YIFM!
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Funded by Screen Ireland in partnership with The National Film School at IADT Dun Laoghaire