Film Mayo, a Mayo Arts Service, Mayo County Council, initiative, invite submissions for a residency award for an emerging Mayo born or based filmmaker.
The aim of the Film Mayo Creative Ireland Residency Award is to benefit the successful filmmaker in their own practice. This residency award will allow the emerging filmmaker the time to develop new work, dedicate time to research, develop new ideas and to work with the local community. A key component of this residency award is that it has a Mentoring aspect to it, which will support the filmmaker.
This residency award may suit for example, an emerging screenwriter, director, producer, actor, animator, technical crew, those involved in pre or post production or a film artist. This list is not exhaustive, but does indicate some of the possible areas that applicants could be working in.
Deadline for submissions is: 5pm,Wednesday 18th July, 2018
Synopsis of residency award:
- Timescale of residency award September – December 2018.
- €6,000 Award to successful filmmaker.
- Up to 15 hours of Mentoring in total from the expert panel which consists of a Screenwriter, a Director and a Producer.
- Use of Ballina Arts Centre Facilities by filmmaker.
- Community Engagement by filmmaker.
- Could culminate in publicly accessible work.
- Two weeks in the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co. Monaghan (2019)