DIG WHERE You Stand 2018, the documentary funding scheme for young filmmakers in Galway city and county, is seeking submissions, and is open to anyone based in Galway under 35.
Run by the Galway Film Centre, participants in the scheme will be mentored by Gort-based filmmaker Jill Beardsworth, a founding member of Twopair Films, and a producer of When All Is Ruin Once Again, which won the Best Cinematography in an Irish Feature Award at this years Galway Film Fleadh. Selected filmmakers will also take part in mentoring seminars with award winning Galway based documentary filmmakers Paula Kehoe and Pat Comer.
During the course, two short (10/15 minute ) documentary films will be produced, with one based in Galway city and the other in the county. A budget of up to €6,000 is available per film. Galway Film Centre will provide equipment, advice, and assistance.
To apply see www.galwayfilmcentre.ie Project applications as Gaeilge, as well as English, are encouraged. The deadline is 12 noon on Friday September 14.