Young Filmmaker

CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2021 (CALL FOR ENTRIES)

CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2021 (ONLINE COMPETITION)

 

YOU MUST BE AGED 25 OR UNDER TO ENTER THE COMPETITION.

 

Cinemagic is looking for imaginative and original films made by young people to be screened online as part of CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2021. The films can be about anything at all! ­Fact or fiction, comedy or drama, news programme or documentary.

 

CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2021 will take place during the CINEMAGIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in October. The event will showcase the best short film entries of the year and we will also be producing a series of online workshops and master classes with renowned members of the film and TV industry. A prize will be presented 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 2022.

 

Running for 32 years Cinemagic Young Filmmaker has many well-known alumni including - Michael Lennox (Derry Girls), William McGregor (Gwen, His Dark Materials, The Missing, Poldark), Ryan Tohill (The Dig), Andrew Tohill (The Dig), Lee Cronin (The Hole in the Ground, Evil Dead Rise).

 

Web address - www.cinemagic.org.uk

 

Subscribe to Cinemagic TV - www.youtube.com/CinemagicFilm

 

Awards & Prizes

Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2021 will have prizes for:

 

* Cinemagic Young Filmmaker of the Year (Award: Best Animation)

* Cinemagic Young Filmmaker of the Year (Award: Best Documentary)

* Cinemagic Young Filmmaker of the Year (Award: Best Music Video)

* Cinemagic Young Filmmaker of the Year (Award: Best Drama)

* Cinemagic Young Filmmaker of the Year (Award: Best Experimental)

* Cinemagic Young Filmmaker of the Year (Award: Best Sci-Fi)

* Cinemagic Young Filmmaker of the Year (Award: Best Horror)

 

Please note: We reserve the right to change award headings & create additional awarded strands.

HOW TO ENTER

Please email an online screening link to your film along with an entry form to chris@cinemagic.org.uk

FilmFreeway
All Young Filmmakers submitting via FilmFreeway will in addition have to fill-in and sign a standard Young Filmmaker entry form

Alternatively you can also submit your entry on DVD. DVD entries (along with the entry form) should be posted to CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2021, Chris Shaw, Cinemagic, 49 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL. 

The competition deadline is 6th August 2021.

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

FILMS ARE TO BE NO LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES.

For more information contact Chris Shaw at Cinemagic.
49 Botanic Avenue
Belfast BT7 1JL
Northern Ireland

Tel: +44 28 90311900
Email: chris@cinemagic.org.uk