Venue: Mall Arts Centre, Youghal, Co. Cork
The First Cut! Youth Film Festival returns to Youghal for its ninth year. A vibrant international festival screening the works of young filmmakers aged 12-24, it is packed with an impressive line-up of screenings, workshops, and talks by film industry professionals.
Primary and Secondary Schools will be taking part in activities on Thursday and Friday but there are lots of FREE activities open to EVERYBODY on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday!
Wednesday, 25th April at 3:30 pm:
This is for anyone aged 14 – 18 with an interest in acting for camera. No previous experience necessary but booking required so email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place. €10 fee
Thursday, 26th April at 6:30 pm: FAMILY FILM EVENING
*The Secret of Kells (Cartoon Saloon’s Oscar nominated classic)
Short animations made during the Animania! Workshops by:
*Bun Scoil Mhuire
*South Abbey National School
*Pobalscoil na Trionoide
*Kyle National School
*Clonpriest National School, Gortroe
*Inch National School
Saturday, 28th April: SCREENINGS & WORKSHOPS
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – all welcome!
10.00 am: Open Call Short Film Programme 1: Screenings
11.45 am: Open Call Short Film Programme 2: Screenings
1.00 pm: Changing Attitudes – Women in Film & Television: Panel Discussion
2.15 pm: Special Guest: Mark Mullery: a look behind the scenes in Cartoon Saloon
3.00 pm: Emerging Filmmakers Spotlight: Arran Tenzin Bradstock and Robert K. Buckley
4.00 pm: Spotlight Young Adults Open Call Programme: Screenings
5.30 pm: Music Video Open Call Programme: Screenings
6.00 pm: YMVC – Youth Music Video Competition: And the winners is …!
7.00 pm: Live Music Event with Tim Chadwick & NIMF
For more information on festival events please check out the website: