Young Filmmaking Talent Celebrated

Congratulations to each of the winners in the 2019 Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition and well done to those that were highly commended. We had a fantastic day at Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast, watching all of the shortlisted films and celebrating young filmmaking talent from NI, ROI and right across the U.K.   

 

BEST ANIMATION

HIGHLY COMMENDED 1: DODGE
(DIR & PRO: MATTHEW MCGUIGAN)

HIGHLY COMMENDED 2: NAMI THE LAST WITCH
(DIR: KERRY MCCORMICK; PRO: SORCHA MCGLINCHEY)

WINNER: THE BEEKEEPER
(DIR: ROBYN CONROY; PRO: DERVLA REILLY)

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY

HIGHLY COMMENDED 1: THE SPEECH
(DIRS/PROS: OLIVIA BEATTY AND JACK COCHRANE)

HIGHLY COMMENDED 2: US AND THEM
(DIRS/PROS: TIA NEESON, CAITLIN LUNDY, CLIODHNA MACADOREY & VICTORIA MULGRAVE)

WINNER: ANOREXIA NERVOSA
(DIR: CAITLIN FITZSIMMONS; PRO: REBECCA CONNOR)

 

BEST SCRIPT

HIGHLY COMMENDED: LUCY
(DIR: ADAM TINDALL; PROS: MENGHAN ZHU & GWENNAELLE COUNSON)

WINNER: MOUTH-TO-MOUTH
(DIR/PRO: TALOR JOHN MARSHALL)

 

BEST FILM UNDER 15S

WINNER: ENKATA
(DIR/PRO: MAX HENDRICKSON)

 

BEST FILM 15-17

HIGHLY COMMENDED 1: HEPHAESTUS
(DIR: HARVEY LOFTUS)

HIGHLY COMMENDED 2: JUST A FRIEND
(DIR: LIAM BOLAND; PRO: ATHENA FUSCIARDI)

WINNER: BERNADETTE
(DIR: REBECCA ALCORN)

 

BEST FILM 18-25

HIGHLY COMMENDED 1: SPEAK TO HER
(DIR: JACK DESMOND; PRO: PHILIP EMO)

WINNER: LAUNDERETTE
(DIR: JULIUS FIEDLER; PRO: MENGYAN ZHANG)