Calling All Young Screenwriters
Film buff? Movie aficionado? Know the difference between your Kubrick’s and Polanski’s? Fancy yourself the next big thing in screenwriting?
Young Irish Film Makers are calling on all young filmmakers (16-25) to take part in our Scriptwriting Competition which could see your film being bought by YIFM and shot as part of the National Youth Film & Animation School in August 2023.
TO ENTER SEND US A 500 WORD STORY OUTLINE and a script of no more than 5 pages in length limited to 3 main characters and set in present day provincial Ireland. The winner scripts will be produced for family audiences so please try to avoid excessive violence, any nudity or drug references.
4 winners will receive €100 prize fund, a writing credit under a Screen Ireland produced short and have their film made in the National Youth Film & Animation School this summer. If selected the winners will also get the opportunity to attend scriptwriting workshop sessions with an industry professional screenwriter who will help them craft, redraft and finalize their pieces to be shot for the big screen.
DEADLINE 3RD MARCH 2023.
The Judging process will take place over the month of March. All applicants will be contacted via email once a decision is made.
Deadline for submissions FRIDAY 3rd MARCH 2023 @ 5:00pm
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Funded by Screen Ireland