The inaugural Laois Short Film Bursary aims to foster talent and activity in filmmaking in County Laois. The Bursary is for a short drama or documentary film of 10 to 12 minutes duration to be shot in the county.
This year both short documentary (10-12mins) & drama (10-12mins) are being accepted.
A core member of each team applying for the bursary, ie Writer/ Director/ Producer, must be from or living in Laois.
This Bursary is highly competitive and we are asking for the widest range of stories possible. We are interested in screenplays that reflect aspects of Irish experience across different generations/gender/ethnicities, class and landscapes. It is important that Laois features on screen and so we would like to hear about locations you are thinking of using.
SELECTION PROCESS: This is a two stage open competition opportunity
Stage One: Shortlisting from Applications received.
Stage Two: Interviews are due to take place online on Wednesday 25th August. Any changes to this date will be advised to shortlisted applicants.
This Bursary Award is supported by Creative Ireland Laois as part of the Creative Ireland Programme (2017-2022) in partnership with Laois County Council.
Deadline: 4pm on Friday, 6 August