Cinemagic Calls Out for Young Film Consultants and Short Films

Posted on 16 July 2013

Cinemagic is looking for 25 young film enthusiasts to act as ‘film consultants’ and help select a series of films and contribute ideas for the festival programme.

The Festival is also looking for short films made by young people under 25 to be entered into the Young Filmmaker Competition.

Film Consultants

Cinemagic has launched its annual call for 25 young film enthusiasts to take on the role of ‘film consultants’ and help select a series of films, in July and August, for the Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival programmes for Young People that take place in Belfast this autumn.

The young consultants will work with the Cinemagic team to help steer the choice of films for the Festival, as they watch and critique films from around the globe. They will also contribute ideas for the festival programme and help with the promotion of festival events.

How To Apply

Applicants aged 8-11 and 12-14 and 15-18 with a keen interest in film and the enthusiasm to work within a group should apply for a place by writing to/emailing Cinemagic to explain why they would like to be a Young Film Consultant and include a short review of a film. The young consultants will meet between 29th July and 5th August, with specific dates for each age group.

This information, along with name, address, age, telephone number, email address should be sent to, Claire Shaw, Cinemagic, Young Consultants Programme, 49 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1JL or emailed to claire@cinemagic.org.uk by 18 July.

Cinemagic Young Filmmaker Competition

The Festival is looking for imaginative and original films made by young people, aged under 25, to be screened as part of Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2013. The films can be about anything at all fact or fiction, comedy or drama, news programme or documentary.

How To Enter

Please send a DVD copy of your film with a completed entry form before the competition deadline (25th October 2013). Films should be no longer than 10 minutes. Entries should be sent to CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER 2013, Chris Shaw, Cinemagic, 49 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL.

Entry forms and rules/regulations are available to download from www.cinemagic.org.uk

Cinemagic Calls Out for Young Film Consultants and Short Films