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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council unveils new short film funding initiative, dlr First Frames
26 Sep 2019 : News Desk
dlr First Frames
dlr First Frames scheme is a unique opportunity to encourage filmmakers to create exciting, dynamic and engaging screen stories.

Its aim is to provide funding and support to emerging filmmakers looking to develop ambitious and creative short films based in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. Filmmakers are encouraged to be ambitiously bold in their storytelling and to use the diversity and variety of locations available in dlr as background and inspiration for original, vibrant films.

dlr First Frames is fully funded by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office and DLR Local Enterprise Office, and managed by IADT.  Additional equipment and facilities support are provided by the National Film School, IADT. 

dlr First Frames welcomes a diversity of filmmaking styles, themes and creative approaches. The principal requirements are good stories and a passionate vision for filmmaking. The goal is to open the door to new and emerging Irish film talents. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s purpose in promoting this opportunity is to support emerging filmmakers to make vibrant and compelling films and to increase awareness of the variety and flexibility of locations available in the region.  DLR Local Enterprise Office is supporting this opportunity to support employment in the film making industry in DLR.

Funding will be available through the scheme to support two short films with budgets of up to €12,000 each, with additional equipment and facilities support from IADT’s National Film School valued at €10,000/€12,000 per project.

Information Session - Wednesday 2nd October 2019

dlr Arts Office and IADT will host an information evening for interested applicants on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at 6 pm in the Studio, dlr LexIcon, Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire.  This will include an introduction to the scheme along with some industry speakers.

Filmmakers interested in attending the Information Session can register to attend here.

Full Brief and Application Forms are available here.

For further inquiries contact dlrfirstframes@iadt.ie at IADT, Dún Laoghaire.




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