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Applications open for Northern Ireland Screen’s New Shorts Focus 2017-18



New Shorts Focus is an initiative to find Northern Ireland resident filmmakers exclusively from groups that are underrepresented in the film and television sector:

  • Females
  • Females 30+
  • Disabled applicants
  • Black and minority ethnic (BME)
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual and Transgender

Applicants must:

  • Be from an under represented group as indicated above
  • Have a proven track record in short film production with one or more writing or directing credits on previous shorts in the past three years.
  • Be a resident in Northern Ireland

The completed application form and supporting documentation must be received by 12pm on Friday 19th May 2017.

 For further information on the Scheme please read the FAQs and contact Christine Morrow, New and Emerging Talent Executive ([email protected])

New Shorts Focus is a joint initiative between Northern Ireland Screen and the BFI Net.Work.

For further information, including application details, click here.

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