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European Union Young Filmmakers Competition 2018 for young Filmmakers ( €7,500 grant)

Application Deadline: October 31st 2018

YOUNG FILMMAKERS COMPETITION: Think you’ve got what it takes to sit in the director’s chair?

Then we want to hear from you. The EU is offering young filmmakers the chance to make their very own #EUandME short film. Five winners will each receive a grant of €7,500, as well as mentoring from a top European director, to help them to bring their idea to life.

Requirements:

The competition is open to European filmmakers residing in the EU and aged between 18 and 35 at the deadline for submissions (31/10/2018). You can only participate as an individual; group entries will not be considered.

Prize:

The five winners will receive a grant of €7,500 each to produce, shoot and edit their film by 30/04/2019. Winners will also receive mentoring by one of the professional directors of the jury during the filming and editing process.

Submission Requirements:

Submit your idea for a short film by completing the online application form.

You will need three things:

  • a written synopsis of your film (in English and, if English is not your mother tongue, also in one of the official languages of the EU)
  • a short video pitch filmed with a smartphone (in English and, if English is not your mother tongue, also in one of the official languages of the EU)
  • a link to a short film that you have made in the last 5 years (please note that there are no specific language requirements for this short film)

Entries can be submitted in one of five categories:

  1. Mobility
  2. Sustainability
  3. Skills & business
  4. Digital
  5. Rights

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the European Union Young Filmmakers Competition 2018 

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