Film fans wanted for ‘On the Pulse’ short film Jury this March!

The 3rd Cinemagic ‘On the Pulse’ short film festival presents a digital edition from 15th-31st March 2021.

The Festival, celebrating the short film genre, is funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen, and presents an online programme of unmissable films for children, families, schools, young adults and young filmmakers, as well as a film surgery and masterclass and q&a programmes for aspiring film and television creators. Click here to view film programme trailer. Tickets for the film programme on sale 8th March.

Film enthusiasts can register for the Jury panel with film packages for 8+, 12+ and 15+ year olds to watch brand new international short films, participate in film review sessions, and choose the winning films of the programme!

Chris Shaw, Cinemagic Festival Programmer said “The programme has been designed to motivate, educate and inspire young people. We have programmed a contemporary season of the very best international short films for young audiences as well as showcasing shorts made by local filmmakers. The Jury panel opportunity offers access to diverse storytelling as well as stimulating debate and discussion. ‘On The Pulse’ will also illustrate the importance of short filmmaking in the development of practical skills and in the development of sustainable careers in the creative industries”.

To register for the jury please email for a registration form (or download below) stating which age group the place is for. £5.00 per person. The jury panel will have access to films on the Cinemagic Festival streaming platform from 15th-31st March and the feedback review sessions will take place on the morning of Fri 2nd April 2021. The Jury is open to UK and Republic of Ireland audiences. On The Pulse 2021 CINEMAGIC JURY PANEL ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM.


Press Information: Claire Shaw, Cinemagic Press Officer,

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