Friday 27 February 2009

Film Offaly Award

Filmbase reports that Film Offaly has announced a new funding initiative to foster creative, resourceful filmmaking in Offaly.

One original story will be funded, as long as the subsequent filming takes place in Offaly.

The winning applicant will receive:

  • €8,000 towards the cost of their production
  • A premier in Tullamore Omniplex Cinema
  • One year's Filmbase membership to the Writer, Producer and Director of the winning film
  • A 50% discount on production equipment and/or editing facilities from Filmbase for the project
  • Filmbase's production insurance to cover the shoot
To apply for the the award, applicants must submit a script, and a 500 word synopsis of the film project.

Screenplays/treatments from any genre, style, topic or perspective will be considered and judged on its merits regarding the quality of the material along with interviews and re-writes with/by the applicant/s

The closing date for submission is: Friday April 3rd at 3pm.

Information on how to apply is on the website.

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