The 8th edition of the First Cut! Youth Film Festival takes place next week in Youghal, Co. Cork, April 27-29, showcasing new films by young filmmakers from all across Ireland and beyond.

The festival takes place over three days packed with screenings, workshops, and talks by film industry professionals. It will provide a valuable opportunity for young people to network and share their passion for making films with a wide group of like-minded people in the amazing venue at Youghal’s Mall Arts Centre. Every type of film is screened: fiction, documentary, animation, music video and more.We hope you can help us promote this innovative free event for young people in the area and nationally.

Every type of film will be screened, from fiction to documentary, to animation, to music videos and more.

First Cut! Youth Film Festival was launched as a one-day event in 2009 to showcase new films by young filmmakers, with screenings, workshops and talks by film industry professionals.The success of the festival has seen it grow to a 3-day event, with almost 200 films submitted from all over Ireland and abroad.

First Cut! Youth Film Festival is programmed and facilitated by Cork Film Centre, with core funding from Cork County Council Arts Office and the Arts Council of Ireland.

For more information check out the festival website, or follow them via Facebook, Twitter, and/or YouTube.

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