dlr First Frames: Opportunities for Emerging Filmmakers
The closing date for applications is 17:00 on Thursday, 24th October 2019.
dlr First Frames scheme is a unique opportunity to encourage filmmakers to create exciting, dynamic and engaging screen stories. Its aim is to provide funding and support to emerging filmmakers looking to develop ambitious and creative short films based in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. Filmmakers are encouraged to be ambitiously bold in their storytelling, and to use the diversity and variety of locations available in dlr as background and inspiration for original, vibrant films.
dlr First Frames is fully funded by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office and DLR Local Enterprise Office, and managed by IADT. Additional equipment and facilities support are provided by the National Film School, IADT.
dlr First Frames welcomes a diversity of filmmaking styles, themes and creative approaches. The principle requirements are good stories, and a passionate vision for filmmaking. The goal is to open the door to new and emerging Irish film talents. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s purpose in promoting this opportunity is to support emerging filmmakers to make vibrant and compelling films and to increase awareness of the variety and flexibility of locations available in the region. DLR Local Enterprise Office is supporting this opportunity to support employment in the film making industry in DLR.
Funding will be available through the scheme to support two short films with budgets of up to €12,000 each, with additional equipment and facilities support from IADT’s National Film School valued at €10,000/€12,000 per project.