Cork Young Filmmakers has announced their Summer Film Weeks 2017, a week-long workshop for 13 to 19 year olds who are interested in any aspect of filmmaking, whether already having some experience, previously attended Cork Young Filmmakers one or two day workshops or are passionate about film and want a chance to try different roles and develop your skills.

Participants will learn and experience a wide variety of different aspects of being a filmmaker in a hands-on, fun and interactive workshop. Working alongside professional filmmakers from Cork Film Centre, over five days you will explore, learn and create short film. Filmmaking isn’t a solo activity. During Summer Film Week you’ll meet other, like-minded young people interested in filmmaking.

This summer week-long workshops will take place in four venues spread throughout County Cork, involving 84 young people.

Attendess will get to make a film and learn new skills to take home. It’s all about having fun, learning new skills, building confidence, encouraging creativity and self-expression. For many of those who participate this experience is creating pathways into college, university and the film industry. All filmmakers will have an opportunity to showcase their short films at a special Gala Film event.


Midleton               3rd – 7th July

Mallow                 10th – 14th JULY

Macroom             17th-21st JULY

Mitchelstown      24th -28th JULY

To Apply for your Place: Email: immediately with name, contact details; address/, age and briefly outline what experience you have and why you feel this course is for you! The only charge will be a €50 registration fee.

Places are limited so please email your application NOW to ensure your place.

Cork Young Filmmakers is a Cork County Youth Arts Training Programme funded by Cork County Council and managed by Cork Film Centre. The Midleton workshop is co-funded by SECAD.​ Week-long programmes in both Macroom and Mitchelstown have been made possible through support from the Municipal Districts Creative Communities Awards.

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