Cinemagic Online-Weekly Newsletter

TUESDAY 9TH JUNE  – MONDAY 15TH JUNE

Like many of our fellow film festivals and arts organisations, the next few months will see us switching focus to produce a lot more online content. We are fully committed to continue to provide our audience with a programme of high quality films, practical creative opportunities and film education resources.

CINEMAGIC DUBLIN ONLINE – JURY CALL-OUT

Aged between 5-25 and love movies? We are recruiting x 6 age specific online film juries for July 2020. 

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RECORD AND POST YOUR REVIEWS ONLINE 

All young people participating in the juries will watch a selection of short films before choosing their favourite. The films will be screened in their original language with English subtitles where necessary. 

Please email juries@cinemagic.ie to register.

You will be sent an event description with further details as well as an application form that must be returned to us signed by the applicant (if over 18); or by the parent/guardian of an applicant (under 18). 

Deadline to register – 30th June. 

The Online Festival Jury Programme is a cross- border initiative and open to young people and families in Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Cinemagic Dublin is funded by Department of Education and Skills.

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WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG? 

AVAILABLE TO STREAM FROM 3RD-5TH JULY FOR FREE ON QFT PLAYER / CERT: PG

The CineSeekers Film Club is going online for the summer with QFT Player.

WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG? – Four kids on their annual summer camp holiday suspect the park’s mascot has been murdered so they set out to investigate who killed Nelson Nutmeg? Starring Bonnie Wright (aka Ginny Weasley from Harry Potter). 

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THE CINEMAGIC PREVIEW SHOW

The Cinemagic Preview Show is a new online YouTube series where young film reviewers critique the latest releases.

We have been working with young reviewers from throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland to produce the series. Check out the latest show below. 

Show #7 Link – MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

If you know of any young reviewers who would like to get involved with future editions please contact us via the link below.

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 CINEMAGIC TV

Check out our Youtube Channel ‘Cinemagic TV’ where we have uploaded a number of our outreach short films, original films, interviews, workshops and highlights from past festivals.

Over the next few months we will also be uploading lots of new content focusing on online tutorials and workshops.

The link below will take you to the channel where you can subscribe. 

CINEMAGIC TV

MARVELLOUS MISADVENTURES

We are pleased to announce we have been allocated an award from the Arts & Business NI Family Engagement Seed Fund to deliver an Online Short Film Jury Programme ‘Marvellous Misadventures’ to engage the families of business employees as they balance home-working and home schooling. 

For further details and to find out how businesses can get involved please contact us via the link below.

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CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2020

Cinemagic is looking for imaginative and original films made by young people to be screened as part of CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2020.  The films can be about anything at all! ­Fact or fiction, comedy or drama, news programme or documentary.

CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2020 will take place during the CINEMAGIC BELFAST FESTIVAL in October/November. 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 digital filmmaking prize will be awarded for the best film in each age and genre category – the winning entries will also be screened ‘IN COMPETITION’ during the CINEMAGIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE in 2021.

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CINEMAGIC BLOGSTARS

We are looking for Young People to become official Cinemagic ‘Blogstars’ to write movie reviews and film focused articles for the Cinemagic Website. If you’ve a passion for writing, journalism and film criticism then this is a perfect opportunity for you showcase your work and creativity. 

For more information please contact us via the link below.

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YOUNG CONSULTANTS 2020 IS GOING ONLINE!

We have launched our annual call for young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ this July to help programme a series of films for the annual Cinemagic Festival that will take place in October-November 2020.

This year due to the current social distancing guidelines we will be going online. Young programmers will get the opportunity to view films from home before debating and making their selections via interactive forums and workshops led by the Cinemagic programming team. If you know a budding film critic who would enjoy the opportunity to help to decide the content of the largest film festival for young people in the UK and Ireland please let us know! 

The young consultants programme is open to all young people from Northern Ireland and Ireland. For more information please contact us via the link below.

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COMING SOON – CINEMAGIC DUBLIN
Cinemagic Dublin 2020 will take place in July and will present an exciting month-long online programme of screenings, workshops, masterclasses and short film juries. We have programmed a contemporary season of the very best film content for young audiences to enjoy from home. 
 
 
CINEMAGIC PRODUCTIONS:
A RETROSPECTIVE SERIES
YOU ARE HERE (2019) 
Over the next few weeks we will be showcasing a number of our in-house short films in the ‘Cinemagic Productions: A Retrospective Series’, where we will revisit and celebrate the talents of the young filmmakers we have worked with over the years. CLICK HERE to view film YOU ARE HERE.
 

The Cinemagic Festival is funded by Northern Ireland Screen supported by the Department for Communities, funded by Belfast City Council and funded by Department of Education and Skills.