Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
22/05/2009

IFB Announces Script Deadlines For Schemes

The Irish Film Board has announced the deadlines for their flagship short film scheme Signatures and the short documentary scheme Reality Bites.
Applications will now be accepted until July 17 for Signature, while Reality Bites applications will be accepted until August 7.
Signatures is a short film scheme for the making of live-action, fiction films that act as a proving-ground for Irish creative talents which aims to encourage strong, original storytelling, visual flair, and production values appropriate to the big screen.
The first round of Signatures shorts premiered last year at the Cork Film Festival and included Rory Bresnihan's The Man Inside which won The Best European Short Film at the European Independent Film Festival earlier this year.
The scheme is an opportunity for producers, directors and writers to work in a professional environment that will allow them to further their experience.
Reality Bites aims to encourage experimentation and a fresh approach to short non-fiction filmmaking.
"We are looking for something new in the use of the documentary form, whether the projects are journalistic or creative, observational or aesthetic, objective or personal," said a spokesman.
"We actively encourage submissions in Irish as films for either scheme can be produced in either the English or Irish language. The successful short films will premiere at the Corona Cork Film Festival next year."
All applications for the Signatures scheme should be sent with the reference: REF: SIGNATURES while applications for the Reality Bites scheme should be sent with the reference: REF: REALITY BITES on the envelope to:
Bord Scannan na hEireann/the Irish Film Board, Queensgate, 23 Dock Road, Galway,
(KMcA/BMcC)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

17/05/2019
UWL BA Film Production, Final Film Showcase
On the 30th of May at Leicester Square, the film production students from the University of West London are screening their final films. These films a
28/03/2017
Call For Submissions For Edinburgh TV Festival Talent Schemes
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Edinburgh International Television Festival Talent Schemes programmes. The charitable organisation, whose missio
21/07/2017
Blackmagic Design Announce Accessory For Cintel Film Scanners
Blackmagic Design today announced the new Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader accessory for its Cintel Film Scanner, which lets customers scan audio and K
14/12/2017
SGO To Support Spanish Short Film Project 'The Shortest Day'
Next Thursday, 21st of December, on winter solstice, will take place the traditional celebration of spanish short film called "The shortest day - [ED
26/06/2017
Production News : Bafta albert Ambassador Releases Short Film
Rebecca Manley, a Bafta albert Ambassador, has released a short film regarding the issue of environmental damage. Titled 'Now You See It', the film, w
29/06/2017
Future Film Skills – An Action Plan
The BFI has launched Future Film Skills – An Action Plan at the House of Commons alongside the Culture Secretary, Karen Bradley, and producer Barbara
17/11/2017
UK Studios: An International Success Story
It has often been said that Hollywood is the most recognisable film industry in the world, with hundreds of movies and television series generated eve
23/08/2007
Award Winning 'Teeth' To Open Nationwide In August
Award winning Irish short film 'Teeth', which recently scooped the Best Irish Short Film prize at the Galway Film Fleadh in July, has been selected fo
20/03/2007
London Celebrates Local Film-making Talent
ITV Local London, ITV’s regional broadband TV service in the London area, is entering into a partnership with Film London, in order to raise the profi
06/05/2008
Irish Films Scoop Awards In New York
Irish films have scooped two awards at the Tribeca Film festival in New York. Irish actress Eileen Walsh picked up the award for Best Actress for her
22/10/2018
Production News : London Mayor And Film Industry Leaders Tackle Diversity In The Film Industry
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and major film industry leaders have teamed up to tackle the lack of diversity in the film industry. Sony Pictures, H
05/11/2019
[Future of Film] Summit 2019 Announces Brand/Create Pitch
[Future of Film] Summit 2019 has announced Brand/Create Pitch which is a unique opportunity for filmmakers and storytellers to pitch their story ideas
09/10/2019
New Film Summit Launches In London
Launched today the [Future of Film] Summit 2019 is a conference-event designed to create the future of film and storytelling. The mission of the Summi
07/02/2019
Antonio's TV Film & Catering Continues To Provide 5 Star Catering Service
Antonio's TV and Film Catering provides and serves 5 star catering to the TV, Film, Commercials and Video Industry. Front of house Anthony Zuri and He
11/01/2019
Mixed Breed, Fluffy And Scruffy Dogs More Popular In TV, Film And Media
Scruffy, fluffy dogs and crossbreed dogs have never been more popular in TV, film and media and here at Urban Paws UK, we love them all! Mixed Breeds