Shortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film Limerick

first_imgFacebook WhatsApp Linkedin Twitter Previous articleAthea cleans up on the double at Limerick in Bloom competitionNext article€100,000 drug seizure made at Limerick estate Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post Advertisementcenter_img NewsBreaking newsShortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film LimerickBy Rose Rushe – October 31, 2014 951 Email Print By Oran TreacyManager of Film Limerick Ronan Cassidy with Mark Griffin of Behind the Scenes, at Culture House, No 2 Pery SqPhoto: Dom Moloney/ Press 22THEN there was nine. This is the case with the final selected project proposals for the next stage of Film Limerick’s competition to create two short films to be made in Limerick with funding of €15,000.The partnership between City of Culture and film networking group Behind the Scenes issued its shortlist of candidates prior to Monday November 3’s winning announcement.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Although this scheme is unique, brought into existence under Film Limerick manager Ronan Cassidy, it borrows from the Offaly film bursary scheme worth €8,000.It has attracted a significant amount of attention with a total of 131 applications narrowed down in a “fair, yet time consuming process,” explains Cassidy. He is working with a professional panel of three to sift and sort quality, ideas and plausibility.Two of these film titles below will receive a healthy €15,000 for production, the shooting to be local. Each will receive help and advice in the making.“Film Limerick has been a massive success. For a first time scheme, we have received applications from all over the country,” observes Ronan Cassidy, himself a professional in sound and film. “The quality of work received was highly competitive and the wealth of talent among established and emerging filmmakers in Ireland shows the necessity of having schemes such as this in place.”“I would like to thank all who submitted scripts and wish them the best of luck in the future. I’m looking forward to meeting the shortlisted applicants and working with the successful teams.”Culled from 131 entries:Danann Breathnach – No One Comes back from the SeaTrevor Curran – CrystalPaul Freeney – It’s Like ThisCashell Horgan – The Clock Makers DollDavid Leahy – When Badly comesJohn McKeown – The CobblerDaniel Mooney – Nobody Plans to DieHarriet O’Carroll – Jane Austin’s Limerick LoveLiam O’Neill – Lost and Foundlast_img

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