Creative teenagers from Galway wanted for trainee film production crew

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Young aspiring filmmakers in Galway will have a chance to be involved in a trainee film production crew for the 2022 Cross Border Short Film Academy.

The teenagers, aged 15-18 from across the island of Ireland, will be assigned roles on a film crew and must be available on the project dates which are 15 August, 10 September and 11 September.

Cinemagic is looking for committed, talented and creative young people for a series of film masterclasses and pre-production which will culminate in a short film made by the teenagers.

The successful applicants will take part in a compulsory programme of practical training, giving the young filmmakers an invaluable insight into all aspects of filmmaking.

Email chloe@cinemagic.org.uk to apply by 24 June 2022

Cinemagic chief Joan Burney Keatings said that with thanks to funding provided by the Department of Education, they are looking forward to offering this valuable skills development programme.

“We are looking forward to meeting and working with young talented and creative teens, who are interested in the film industry and want to share ideas and learn from industry professionals.

“We are looking for young people from all backgrounds to come together on a cross-border project and work on a common goal and illustrate what can be achieved working as a team on this innovative opportunity.”

No previous experience is necessary, but applicants must be able to commit to the programme for its duration.

Interviews will take place Wednesday 29 June 5pm – 6pm, and Friday 1 July 9am – 12 midday.