Archive for January 11th, 2008

Irish Digital Futures

11th January 2008 by Maura McHugh

The Irish Film Board is holding an information session on filmmaking for the digital generation to coincide with the launch of its new Virtual Cinema scheme. It will take place on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 2.30pm in Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

The discussion will focus on opportunities for online content, and what applicants need to know about the new scheme — including the application procedure. The discussion will not be about digital distribution.

Eamon Keane 08

11th January 2008 by Maura McHugh

The Listowels Writers Week (May 28 – June 1) has established a range of writing competitions, including the Eamon Keane Full Length Play Award.

One act plays are not eligible. Plays submitted should be for stage presentation only and should not have previously been staged. Plays can only be submitted once for this competition, re-submissions will automatically be disqualified.

First prize is €1,000. All entries must be accompanied with a €20 fee.

Deadline for applications is Friday February 29th, 2008.