Fresh Film Festival

Competition Submissions will open shortly

Are you planning to submit in 2020?  See below for information

CONDITIONS FOR ENTRY 2020

To be eligible for inclusion film entries must be:

  • The original work of schools or groups or 
individuals aged from 7 to 18
  • 
Aged 7 to 12 for the Junior section,
  • Aged 13 to 18 for the Senior section
  • Completed after 25th of January, 2019 (National)
  • Completed after November, 2018 (International)
  • 15 mins or less in length (Senior section)
  • 10 mins or less in length (Junior section) 
These times are inclusive of title and end credits
  • Submitted with a digital still, synopsis, completed entry form and fee*

 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY 


  • You can submit online here or submit with the printed/pdf entry form.
  • The following list of things must submitted with with your completed entry form.
  1. Your film via USB Flash drive 
or LINK for online entries. Remember to send us the best quality version of your film.
  2. The application fee (National submissions only)

 

Congratulations to all the 2019 Winners

Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year | Sean Treacy, Wicklow for Rue

Ireland’s Junior Young Filmmaker of the Year | Sparks Film Group, Clare for CAT-astrophe

Ireland’s International Young Filmmaker of the Year | Vigga Wagner, Station Next Ida Knudsen, Station Next,  Denmark for Bubblehead

For more information about winners check out our posts in news https://freshfilmfestival.com/award-winners-2019

If you want to submit for 2020 check out your category and submit below

JUNIOR / Age 7-12

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The junior category is open to individual young filmmakers and filmmaking groups. Whether you work alone, with friends, a teacher or adult filmmaker if you are aged 7-12 and have made a film then this category is for you.

Comedy, horror, drama, documentary, music video, animation we want to see them all

IRELANDS JUNIOR YOUNG FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • 1st Prize – Plaque / Equipment
  • 2nd Prize – Plaque
  • 3rd Prize – Plaque

Prizes are awarded by our jury of industry professionals, young filmmakers, previous winners and educators. Highly commended awards given at discretion of the judges to films that may not have made the cut for main prizes but the jury feel deserve recognition.

All winners receive a specially commissioned one off plaque and goody bag.

Please click the links below for application forms

SENIOR / Age 13-18

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The senior category is open to individual young filmmakers and and filmmaking groups. Whether you work alone, with friends, a teacher or adult filmmaker if you are aged 13-18 and have made a film then this category is for you.

Drama, documentary, music video, animation we want to see them all!

IRELANDS YOUNG FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • 1st Prize – €1,000
  • 2nd Prize – €700
  • 3rd Prize – €300
  • Best Group – Equipment

The awards are adjudicated by our jury of industry professionals, young filmmakers, previous winners and educators. Highly commended awards given at discretion of the judges to films that the jury wishes to recognise.

All winners receive a specially commissioned one off plaque.

Please click the links below for application forms

INTERNATIONAL / Age 7-18

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Fresh are delighted to be an international film festival for young people and we welcome films from around the globe to our festival. The International award will be presented to the best international film.

There are a lot of ways to make is easy for international young filmmakers to submit. Fresh accepts submissions online though our application, via pdf application, via FilmFreeway and If you are a member of the Youth Cinema Network, you may also use the YCN application form below or visit http://www.youthcinema.de/html/submit_films.html

 

 

 

 

 

IRELANDS YOUNG INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD

The awards are adjudicated by our jury of industry professionals, young filmmakers, previous winners and educators. Highly commended awards given at discretion of the judges to films that the jury wishes to recognise.

All winners receive a specially commissioned one off plaque.

 

Please click the links below for application forms