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!
VENUE: Mall Arts Centre, Youghal, Co. Cork
Wednesday, 25th April at 3:30 pm: ACTING FOR FILM WORKSHOP with John McCarthy, award winning actor, director, and playwright
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 *Gaelscoil Choráin *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 ... See MoreSee Less
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Acting for Film Workshop with John McCarthy on 25th April in Mall Arts Centre, Youghal First Cut! Youth Film Festival
This Acting for Film workshop is for anyone aged 14 – 18 with an interest in acting for camera. No previous experience required.
The emphasis is on introducing basic performance techniques and giving pointers towards building on these initial steps. The workshop will focus on the collaboration and ensemble work needed to hone these skills and will unfold through exploring an exciting array of scenarios and miniature scenes.
Places are limited to twelve, so please book early. To book a place, please email email@example.com
Workshop Fee: €10 Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
John McCarthy is an actor, director and playwright who lives in Cork. He is currently the recipient of an Arts Council Theatre Bursary for playwriting and a mentor on the Young Playwrights Programme. He participated in the Next Stage as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival 2017, wrote Stage Irish, which won the Writers Guild of Great Britain Playwrights Progress Award 2014 and co-wrote Hollander, nominated Best Production at Irish Theatre Awards 2010. John recently performed in Bluetooth and The Gardener (both at the Everyman, 2018). He was Trinculo in the Norfolk and Norwich Festival production of The Tempest, 2016. Film and television work includes The School (RTE, 2017), Point of Departure and Private Report (both by Maximilian Le Cain). ... See MoreSee Less
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