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Submissions deadline approaching for Virgin Media Discovers Short Film Competition
28 Mar 2022 : News Desk
Virgin Media Discovers Short Film Competition
The deadline for submissions to the Virgin Media Discovery Short Film Competition closes at midnight this Thursday, March 31st.

Virgin Media, in association with Screen Ireland, is calling for ideas that bring diverse tales, voices, and stories to life. 

There will be a total prize fund of €200,000 to share among 10 shortlisted projects, with three overall winners scooping €30,000 worth of investment each to go towards the production of their scripts.

This year, The panel of star judges include award-winning director and screenwriter Lenny Abrahamson, known for directing such acclaimed independent films as Adam & Paul, Garage, What Richard Did, and Room; Rising Irish actress, writer, and star of hit crime drama, Kin, Clare Dunne; Clinton Liberty who played Kiernan in global hit drama Normal People, and currently filming the regular role of Linus in ITV drama Holding; Screenwriter and Executive Producer Ursula Rani Sarma whose work includes Delicious and Red Rock.

They will be joined by representatives from Virgin Media Television, Screen Ireland and the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

This is the third year of the short film competition launched in partnership with the Fís Eireann / Screen Ireland and the winning films will be broadcast on Virgin Media Television, Virgin Media on Demand and as part of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival programme of events.

Click here for further information about the competition.

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