Archive for January 4th, 2008

Filmbase Deadline Jan 08

4th January 2008 by Maura McHugh

The Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Awards 2008 opens for applications on the 11th of January and closes at 5pm on the 25th January 2008.

Awards are open to drama, animation and experimental works to be completed on film or broadcast quality video. The award will comprise of approximately €10,000. Successful candidates will also receive a production package with up to 5 days of production equipment hire and 3 weeks of post-production hire.

For more information on the application process go to the web site.

PJ O’Connor Awards ‘08

4th January 2008 by Maura McHugh

The deadline for applications for the RTÉ P.J. O’Connor Radio Drama Awards is March 18th 2008. Entry forms and competition rules are available on the web site.

The awards “…were established in 1983 to honour the late P. J. O’Connor, former Head of Drama in RTÉ Radio 1, who was noted for his encouragement of new talent. The aim of the competition is to encourage new writers to radio drama and to increase awareness of the possibilities and scope of radio as a medium in the field of drama.”