Young Film Makers

There are broad range of young people’s education initiatives, workshops, festivals and courses available in Ireland for children and young people which include some of the following.

Fighting Words

Fighting Words run three and four day summer camps throughout July and August annually. The camps cover creative writing, from comic books to song writing, from filmmaking to short fiction. The camps are run by experienced professionals in their given field and supported by Fighting Words volunteers. All Fighting Words programmes and summer camps are

FÍS Film in Schools

FÍS Film in Schools is a digital engagement initiative of IADT (Institute of Art, Design and Technology) aims to encourage and support schools and teachers across all levels in using digital media and technology in the classroom. FÍS projects include the FÍS Film Project, FÍS Book Club, FÍS Film Festival and Fís Interactive. Projects include

Guth Gafa Young Filmmakers Camp 2016

As part of the 10th Guth Gafa International Film Festival in August 2016, a Young Filmmaker’s Camp will take place over 3 days in Headfort House, Kells where children aged 9-12 and teenagers aged 13-16 have an opportunity to take part in a schedule of activities including watching specially selected film screenings and meeting with filmmakers

IFI schools programme

The Irish Film Institutes schools programme includes screenings, CPD, workshops, studyguides and events targeted at junior cycle, senior cycle, transitions year and primary school students. It aims to support teachers and provide children and young people with opportunities to engage with film to support curricula or to promote their film and media literacy. IFI Schools

Junior Film Fleadh 2016: Call for Entries

Calling all Future Filmmakers! The Junior Film Fleadh is looking for entries from young filmmakers from the ages of 7 to 18 inclusive for the Future Filmmakers Short Film Programmes.  The Festival takes place 9-12  November 2016 in Galway. Today’s students are tomorrow’s filmmakers and, in addition to a mix of workshops, script competition, and

The Digital Film School

The Digital Film School has successfully been running filmmaking courses for teenagers for over 10 years in Dublin. The hands on practical course has seen many past graduates secure a place studying filmmaking at third level education. Films made by students on the course have gone on to win prizes both Nationally and Internationally, including

Young Irish Film Makers

Young Irish Film Makers is a digital film training and production centre where young people aged 9 to 25 years are exposed, through practical training programmes, to work with professional digital equipment to make films and digital media content. Now entering its 25th year, YIFM works with over 1200 young people nationwide in schools, summer camps,