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How to Apply | Dig Where You Stand 2018



  • Two individual short documentary films, 10 to 15 minutes in duration, will be produced, with one based in the Galway City and one in 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.
  • Galway Film Centre will provide support through equipment, advice and assistance.
  • Galway Film Centre encourages both English and Irish language project applications.
  • Galway Film Centre encourages applications from female-led filmmaking teams. Selected projects will need to ensure a healthy gender balance across the filmmaking team.

How to apply:

Filmmakers submit the following by email to: dwysgfc@gmail.com

  • 1 page outline of documentary idea. (PDF)
  • Proposed budget of up to €6000. (Excel file)
  • 1 page current CV of participating filmmakers. (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 either Galway City or Galway County.

DEADLINE for applications is: 12pm, Friday 14th September 2018

Applicants will be shortlisted and then called for interview in late September. The proposed date for interviews is Friday 28th September.

Any further information please email: admin@galwayfilmcentre.ie or call 091 770 748.

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

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