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Submissions details for Dig Where You Stand | Deadline 17th July

Galway Film Centre is delighted to be running a new funding scheme for young filmmakers in Galway City and County called Dig Where You Stand.


  • Two individual short documentary films, 10 to 15 minutes in duration, will be produced, with one based in the Galway City and one in the County Galway.
  • Participating filmmakers must be based in Galway and be under 35 years of age.
  • A budget of up to €6000 is available per film.
  • The participating filmmakers will be mentored by established documentary filmmakers.
  • Themes include Migration, Landscape and Language in line with Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture.
  • Galway Film Centre will provide support through equipment, advice and assistance.

How to apply:

Filmmakers submit the following by email to: digwhereyoustand@galwayfilmcentre.ie

  • 1 page outline of their documentary idea. (PDF)
  • Proposed budget of up to €6000. (Excel file)
  • Up to date current CV. (PDF)
  • 2 links to previous work. (Vimeo/Youtube/Website)
  • Email/letters of commitment from key contributors. (PDF)
  • Complete submission to be sent in 1 email with subject line including reference to Galway City or Galway County.

Applicants will be shortlisted and then called for interview in late July.

DEADLINE for applications is: 5pm, Monday 17th July

Any further information please email: admin@galwayfilmcentre.ie or call 091 770748.

See also: https://www.galwayfilmcentre.ie/2017/06/15/dig-where-you-stand-new-funding-scheme-for-young-documentary-filmmakers-in-galway-city-county/

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Galway Film Centre acknowledges the funding support of Galway City Council and Galway County Council for Dig Where You Stand.

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