2022 Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition Open for Submissions

Cinemagic is looking for imaginative and original films made by young people to be screened as part of CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2022. The films can be about anything at all! ­Fact or fiction, comedy or drama, news programme, music video or documentary.

CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2022 will take place during the CINEMAGIC BELFAST FESTIVAL in October. The event will showcase the best short film entries of the year and we will also be producing a series of workshops and master classes with renowned members of the film and TV industry. A prize voucher, physical award and certificate will be awarded to the Young Filmmaker of the Year in each award category – the winning entries will also be screened ‘IN COMPETITION’ during the CINEMAGIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE in 2023.

Running for 32 years Cinemagic Young Filmmaker has many well-known alumni including – Michael Lennox (Derry Girls), William McGregor (GwenHis Dark MaterialsThe MissingPoldark), Ryan Tohill (The Dig), Andrew Tohill (The Dig), Lee Cronin (The Hole in the GroundEvil Dead Rise).

PLEASE NOTE: THE COMPETITION IS ONLY OPEN TO YOUNG FILMMAKERS AGED 25 AND UNDER FROM OR LIVING IN THE UK AND IRELAND.

Click HERE to view details on winning 2021 Cinemagic YFM Films

Click HERE to view details on how to enter Cinemagic YFM 2022