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Kildare Film Production Awards

Under the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government Per Cent for Art scheme for Castlewarden to Ballygoran water project, Kildare County Council is to further develop its support for film production in the county by commissioning a series of original films to be made in North County Kildare.

Under this commission scheme, two awards of €10,000 and two awards of €18,000 will be made. The awards will be made towards the cost of the film production. Short film, feature film, documentary, experimental and artist films will all be considered

Applications are invited for original script ideas from filmmakers at all stages of their development. An information session about the commissions will be held in Riverbank Arts Centre on Saturday, 6th September at 10.30am.

An application form will be made available from Wednesday 10th September 2014.

STAGE 1  Application form should be submitted no later than 10am, Monday 6th October 2014

STAGE 2  Interviews will take place on the 13th/14th October 2014 in Newbridge, Co Kildare

It is expected that the commissioned films will be completed by late autumn 2015. Tickets are available for the info session HERE.

Contact organiser for further info HERE.

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