Fastnet Film Festival has announced that applications for the 2023 Puttnam Script Award will open on Thursday, December 1st. The best script/screenplay, chosen by a panel of expert judges will receive a prize of €25,000 to go towards the production of one live-action drama short film. The film must be made on the Cork Wild Atlantic Way and have a duration of no more than 10 minutes. The subject/theme this year is: “Lights, Camera, Action!”
Four finalists will be selected by a panel of industry judges to take part in a public pitching event at FFF 2023 (24th – 28th May), the winner of the 2023 Puttnam Script Award will be announced at the Festival Awards Ceremony on Saturday 27th May 2023 and the award-winning film will have its premiere screening at FFF in May 2024.
Further information here.
Thurs 1st Dec 2022 Call for Entries
Wed 1st March 2023 Deadline for submissions
Sun 30th April Pitching event finalists notified
Thurs 25th May Public pitching event, FFF 2023
Sat 27th May Announcement of Puttnam Script Award winner