Fresh Film Festival

Competition

CONDITIONS FOR ENTRY

To be eligible for inclusion film entries must be:

  • The original work of schools, groups or 
individuals aged from 7 to 18:
  • 
7 to 12 for the Junior section,
  • 13 to 18 for the Senior section
  • Completed after 22nd of January, 2016
  • 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 may submit with the printed entry form or online freshfilmfestival.net

The following list of things must be included with your entry.

    • Your film via DVD or USB Flash drive 
One film only per DVD or a link for online entries.
    • A digital still image from your film 
and a synopsis of no more than three lines of text to info@freshfilmfestival.net with the subject line IYFMY + [add your film title here]
    • A completed application form or online entry form
    • A completed release form 
(The section below the printed and included on the online application form)

You may enter as many films as you wish but you must submit each entry with its own DVD or USB Flash Drive or link and still, synopsis, application form, release form and entry fee. It may be cheaper to submit multiple entries so please check if you plan to submit many films.

Fresh Film Festival reserves the right to use submitted entries to promote the aims of Fresh Film Festival.

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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 festhome (see below) 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