Clare Arts Office is working with Film Limerick, Limerick Arts Office, Tipperary Arts Office, LCETB and Innovate Limerick to create a Mid West Short Film Scheme. This will support new and emerging ﬁlm writers, directors, and producers from across the region.
An open call was issued In November 2020 and 6 bursaries will be awarded in the mid-West region to film producers looking to develop and shoot short films. 15 projects were shortlisted from 131 applications received. Seven projects from Limerick, four from Tipperary, and four from Clare were shortlisted. All 15 will receive 3 x 1-hour sessions with a script editor and attend a 2-day screenwriting session in March.
Each team will now go through a supported development process in the coming months with training and support from Film in Limerick. Following the development stage, the 15 shortlisted teams will pitch to an industry panel and up to 6 projects will receive funding of €12,500 each to make a short film.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.