Calling young filmmakers

October 11th, 2019 11:03 AM

By Southern Star Team

The call for entries for Ireland's Young Filmmaker of the Year 2020 is now open

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THE call for entries for Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year 2020, Ireland’s festival celebrating young filmmakers from Ireland and overseas is open.

Fresh Film is an advocate for young filmmakers year-round and encourages young people to make films by hosting the annual Fresh International Film Festival which incorporates Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year Awards. Fresh International Film Festival 2020 takes place in Limerick from March 23rd – 28th and is open to young people aged 7-18.

All submissions are also considered for a range of specialist awards including the Radharc Trust Award for documentaries, the Animation Award, the RTÉ 60 Second Award, the Film in the Irish Language award and the RTÉ Factual Award, in addition to the International and Audience awards.

The festival also has junior (7-12 years), senior (12- 18 years) and international categories for individual and group projects. Closing date for entries is Friday, January 24th. See

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