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The deadline  for entries is Monday, January 14th 2019.

The deadline is fast approaching for the 2019 First Cut! Youth Film Festival open call for short films!

Are you a filmmaker? Are you aged between12-24yrs? Do you have a short film you want to share? Then First Cut! wants to hear from you!

Whether you are an individual filmmaker or part of a school, college or youth group, visit to find out how to submit your film free of charge. Every type of film is welcome, including fiction, documentary, animation and music video.

The festival runs Wednesday 6th – Saturday 9th March 2019.

The deadline  for entries is Monday, January 14th 2019.

Based at the Mall Arts Centre in Youghal, Co. Cork this annual festival is dedicated to showcasing new films by young filmmakers. Now in its tenth year, it offers screenings, workshops and talks by film industry professionals in a friendly atmosphere where young filmmakers can meet and mingle with their peers.

First Cut! Youth Film Festival is funded by the Arts Council/ An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Cork County Council and local business sponsorship, and is supported by Cork Film Centre.

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