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Film Limerick scheme is launched

1 of 1 Closing date for applications is Monday September 1
Closing date for applications is Monday September 1

Film Limerick, a new scheme for new and emerging filmmakers to have their projects made in the city, has been launched. 

Film Limerick Project Manager Ronan Cassidy said of the scheme, a partnership between Limerick City of Culture and filmmakers group Behind the Scenes: "This funding initiative aims to nurture creative filmmaking."

He continued: "At the heart of the Film Limerick project is the aim to shine a spotlight on Limerick as a film destination and to enable Limerick realise its potential as a film producing hub. 

"This will facilitate the long term goal of encouraging both established and emerging filmmakers to use Limerick as a location."

He added: "It also aims to develop a number of projects that form part of the legacy for Limerick in 2014, during its year as National City of Culture."

Successful applicants will receive €15,000 towards the production of their film, which must take place in Limerick.

For more details, visit: www.behindthescenes.ie or contact: filmlimerick@behindthescenes.ie.

Closing date for applications is Monday September 1.

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